California Sen. Ricardo Lara is introducing the "Youth Equality Act" to try to remove the Boy Scouts of America's tax-exempt status because it discriminates against gays. Lara aims to pass bill SB 323, which would end 501(c)3 status for all youth groups that continue to discriminate against homose ... More >>
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A 22-year-old honors student at the federally funded L.A. Job Corps was jailed for allegedly stabbing his counselor to death at the program's iconic Hollywood dorms yesterday afternoon. LAPD officials and witnesses tell reporters that Freddy Levya was inside an office with program adviser Dwayne A ... More >>
Awww! L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says the darndest things when he's caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Dogged CBS LA investigator David Goldstein asked the mayor why, so deep in a budget hole, the city is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to maintain a million-dollar touring yacht ... More >>
Villaraigosa and the L.A. City Council still sit on millions of dollars in personal fat.Finally, a big coalition is urging approval of Measure L on the March 8 ballot, which would save the decimated Los Angeles public library system from anti-library Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who, as mentio ... More >>
Ericka Griffin figured she was finally getting her big break when she got a teaching job at an exclusive Santa Monica private school. Instead, the school’s elite taught her the lesson of her life.
Elizabeth Lynn Faber was ignored by California's mental-health system -- until she killed her baby