Last night, four members of the Beverly Hills City Council blew a golden public relations opportunity -- and refused to approve a strong anti-Measure J resolution. The initiative seeks to extend a recent half-cent L.A. County sales tax hike for another 30 years to 2069.
Instead, the Beverly Hills C ... More >>
the Museum of Contemporary Art shocked the art world last month by
firing highly respected curator Paul Schimmel after 22 years on the job,
Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist and MOCA board member,
personally gave Schimmel the bad news. Broad, who founded two Fortune
500 companies b ... More >>
David MarklandLee Baca.We call him the Teflon Sheriff because despite a decade's worth of allegations that deputies sometimes allegedly beat L.A. County Jail inmates (and visitors) for no good reason, Lee Baca keeps getting reelected by you, the people.
Well, that nonstick coating will be pu ... More >>
By Hillel Aron
After a seemingly endless session that included hundreds of public speakers, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a redistricting plan, 4-1, with Gloria Molina the dissenting vote, yesterday.
Why does this matter? Isn't gerrymandering -- the redrawing of the lines in ... More >>
Have you seen these guys?â€‹Just when you thought it couldn't get worse for the Dodgers, this evening the San Francisco Giants kicked in $10,000 for the reward fund in the Opening Day beating. That happens to be $10,000 more than the Dodgers have offered. (Updated below.)Now, maybe they just haven't ... More >>
L.A. county just says no to medical weed.Pot-patients rights advocates are up in arms over L.A. County's ban of medical marijuana dispensaries.
Ahead of a final vote on the matter Tuesday morning cannabis supporters will be outside the county Board of Supervisors meeting to try to get the bo ... More >>
It looks like the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider its own boycott of Arizona, following in the footsteps of Los Angeles and other cities upset over the state's controversial immigration law.
The powerful, five-person body already appears to have two votes in hand: Super ... More >>
L.A. Superior Court Judge James Chalfant unequivocally rapped the California Coastal Commission on the knuckles today by tossing out its 2007 ex-post facto approval of horse boarding along Stokes Canyon Creek. Chalfant's ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by the Coastal Law Enforcement Actio ... More >>
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart
$10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million.
Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>