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  • Will disappointed voters recall 'Mr. Recall,' Pat Quinn?

     
    For many years, as a political gadfly, a minor elected official and then even as governor, Pat Quinn championed the idea that voters in Illinois should be allowed to recall their elected officials. The overall concept has never gained much......
  • Boys' basketball: Southern Section officials to work City playoff games

     
    Get ready for big changes in the City Section basketball playoffs. Southern Section officials will be working City Section games after a decision made by the officials committee of the City Section Interscholastic Athletic Committee to have the City unit....
  • Lancaster expected to approve new solid waste separation system

     
    Lancaster: Officials in Lancaster were expected to vote Tuesday to permit a solid waste recovery and conversion facility to be built in the city, allowing the high desert locale to better manage and utilize its waste streams....
  • California lawmaker proposes tougher sanctions in corruption cases

     
    Tougher laws for public corruption proposed by California lawmaker....
  • Controller slams Animal Services for missing equipment and money

     
    Los Angeles' Department of Animal Services has become an unruly place where equipment is unaccounted for, at least $125,000 is missing and employees fail to count how many animals are under their care each day, a new report has found....
  • Sunset Junction Street Festival group files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

     
    Sunset Junction Street Junction organizers have filed for bankruptcy following last year's canceled festival. The nonprofit Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance lists more than $900,000 in debts, including more than $250,000 to the city of Los Angeles......
  • LeMieux picks up four more legislative endorsements

     
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate George LeMieux has received the endorsement of four more legislators, including Rep. Bryan Nelson of Apopka. Said Nelson of the man who served 16 months in the Senate in 2009-10 thanks to an appointment by former Gov....
  • How L.A. can become the country's most corrupt region [Ted Rall cartoon]

     
    A University of Illinois study finds that Los Angeles is the second-most-corrupt region in the United States. In his Sunday column, Steve Lopez names names, pointing to specific public officials and departments that earned L.A. this dubious ranking. Lopez...
  • Jim Greer vs. GrayRobinson

     
    I'm not one normally prone to side with disgraced GOP leader Jim Greer.  But when I saw today's story about how Greer was suing Orlando's powerful GrayRobinson law firm for violating attorney-client privilege, I thought Greer raised some interesting...
  • Murdoch tabloids paid police for celebrity information, official says

     
    Payments to police and public officials in return for information on celebrities, such as singer Charlotte Church, were common practice at News Corp.-owned tabloids, a British police official said....
  • Will Santa Monica call off Christmas in the park?

     
    Last Christmas, the Santa Monica City Council tackled a controversy over its annual display depicting the Nativity story in life-size dioramas sprawling down the Ocean Avenue edge of Palisades Park overlooking the ocean. Atheists objected to the...
  • Picketing Emanuel's home crosses the line

     
    My pal Eric asked me Tuesday what I thought about the people who rallied outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home Monday evening to protest the proposal to close seven Chicago public schools and radically overhaul 10 more. We agreed: The protesters......