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  • Convicted felons -- when and where they can run for office

     
    My Wednesday column deals with the efforts of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to block former Ald. Ike Carothers -- who pleaded guilty to political corruption in 2010 and was sentenced to 28 months in......
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Chino Hills wants to shut down Chinese 'maternity hotel'

     
    Chino Hills officials said Monday they want to close a "maternity hotel" where women from China stay to give birth. The move comes after neighbors complained about traffic and a sewage spill at the site. Officials said the hotel is......
  • Alleged 'maternity house' for Chinese woman may be shut down

     
    Chino Hills is moving to shut down a residence allegedly housing women from China who want to give birth to U.S.-citizen children. On Saturday, a group called Not in Chino Hills staged a street corner protest against the site. "They......
  • Northridge slayings: 75 code violations alleged at boarding house

     
    Los Angeles officials found 75 code violations in the unlicensed boarding house in Northridge where four people were murdered last week....
  • Owner of Dolby Theatre says it will comply with city loan deal

     
    The company that owns Hollywood's Dolby Theatre said Saturday it will comply with the obligations of the $30-million loan provided by Los Angeles city officials to lure Cirque du Soleil to the Hollywood & Highland shopping center. One day after......
  • Occupy’s unintended legacy: more restrictions on protests

     
    It's an ironic legacy for a movement conceived as a voice for the downtrodden....
  • Mayoral aide was with official targeted in child endangerment probe

     
    An employee of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told police that she and city commissioner Andrea Alarcon were at a downtown hotel on the night Alarcon’s 11-year-old daughter was found unattended at City Hall, sources told The Times....
  • Report: Counties kick arse at ethics reform

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With Florida legislative leaders promising another sweeping round of ethics reform, a research group has taken a snapshot of counties' efforts to clean up their own collective acts. The results: Not too shabby. Florida State...
  • Candlelight vigil to stop violence in Puerto Rico, Central Florida

     
    The Puerto Rican Leadership Council,  Central Florida community activists and faith-based organizations will “Shine a Light on Crime and Violence in Puerto Rico, Central Florida, and the Nation”  by holding a candlelight vigil tonite. Several ...
  • Santa Monica reconsiders trailer park demolition

     
    Santa Monica residents protesting the eviction of dozens of trailer park tenants won a victory Tuesday when the City Council voted to rescind its previous approval of a massive development agreement. In an unusual move, the council, with two new......
  • Randolph throws support to Tant in Democratic state chair race

     
    Orange County Tax Collector-Elect Scott Randolph today officially threw his support behind Allison Tant to succeed state Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith. The former state lawmaker had been a strong contender for the post himself, but after winning the...