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  • Bell verdicts bring 'long-awaited day of justice,' city officials say

     
    Guilty verdicts against five of the six ex-Bell City Council members brought a "long-awaited day of justice" to the city's residents, its current administration said Wednesday....
  • Ex-police officer sues Burbank, alleging wrongful termination

     
    A former Burbank police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging that he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for suing the city four years ago....
  • Protecting schools from shooters vs more guns on the street

     
    Yo! I got a Harrisburg-style democracy for yous about violence and guns. In one section of the Capitol on Wednesday, state and local police joined with teachers to discuss school safety before the state Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and......
  • No new truck yet for women injured during Dorner manhunt

     
    Two women injured by officers in pursuit of ex-cop Christopher Dorner say they no longer want a truck offered to them by the LAPD after they were told they need to pay "prize" taxes on it, their attorney says. Los......
  • L.A. Catholics hold all-night prayer vigil before papal election

     
    An all-night prayer vigil at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in downtown Los Angeles was set to end Tuesday morning for the start of the conclave to elect a new pope. The special prayers began at 7 p.m.......
  • Santa Monica's well-being index wins $1-million prize

     
    The city of Santa Monica on Wednesday was named one of five winning cities in the inaugural Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge and will receive a $1-million prize to help carry out its well-being project. City officials and researchers at Rand.......
  • Bell trial: Do lengthy jury deliberations mean deadlock is likely?

     
    Bell residents and other trial watchers may have thought the corruption case against six former city officials was a slam dunk, but for jurors weighing their fate, the case has turned out to be far less clear-cut....
  • Dent fires back after state senator accuses him of selling out

     
    (Updated with link to Boscola's full remarks. Watch here.) Pennsylvania state Sen. Lisa Boscola ripped U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent during a debate on the new congressional map late Wednesday night, blasting that he sold out the Lehigh Valley to save......
  • Graffiti artist supports Azalea Park Little Leagues

     
    Even the weather helped out: last Saturday New York artist Héctor “Nicer” Nazario came to Central Florida to paint a large-scale mural of baseball hero Roberto Clemente at the Azalea Park baseball field. This is part of a on-going campaign to....
  • 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...