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  • Ex-Cudahy official gets probation, not prison, in pot bribe case

     
    A former official in the southeast Los Angeles County city of Cudahy was sentenced to five years probation Monday -- far less than the prison term prosecutors recommended -- for his part in taking $17,000 in bribes from a man......
  • L.A. gun buyback nets 2,037 firearms, including 75 assault weapons

     
    A one-day gun buyback event in Los Angeles on Wednesday gathered 2,037 firearms, including 75 assault weapons and a rocket launcher, officials said. The total was nearly 400 more weapons than were collected in a similar buyback earlier this year.......
  • Allentown to save $45,000 annually by dumping Verizon

     
    Here’s some good news for the doomiest and gloomiest among you. Allentown is poised to save at least $45,000 annually for the next five years after rebidding its contract for telephone service. The new contract with Service Electric Telephone will...
  • Clendenin running away with FDP chairmanship?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Leon County Democratic activist Jon Ausman last night sent out to reporters a spreadsheet tracking the announced endorsements for Alan Clendenin and Allison Tant in their race for the Florida Democratic Party chairmanship. It...
  • L.A. Now Live: Should Santa Monica crack down on beach fitness craze?

     
    It's the stereotypical Southern California scene: beach yoga and toned bodies marching in unison to a muscular personal trainer. But in Santa Monica, city officials are weighing whether one of its most popular beachfront parks should be be an oversized --...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • Maternity hotel opponents protest as court hearing is postponed

     
    Thursday’s protesters were from a group called Not In Chino Hills, whose earlier demonstrations drew attention to the Woodglen facility. They say shutting down one hotel is not enough. They hope to end the birth tourism industry, which is widespread...
  • LAPD's Parker Center is closed for good

     
    Top police officials, several elected city officials and a few hundred LAPD employees gathered on the lawn beneath the spare, windowless facade of the downtown building for a brief ceremony before LAPD Chief Charlie Beck symbolically padlocked the front...
  • Senate fast-tracking ethics reform package

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida Senate panel is fast-tracking a sweeping ethics proposal that would crack down on politicians' lavish lobbyist-funded living, their revolving-door jobs and even their paychecks in cases when they don't pay ethics fines. The...
  • Napoleon meets his Congressional Waterloo

     
    Media Advisory: Senator Napoleon Harris, Robin Kelly to hold joint press conference to make campaign announcement Today State Senator Napoleon Harris and former State Representative Robin Kelly will hold a joint press conference to make a major campaign...
  • Bell trial: More potential jurors expected to be added to pool

     
    Fifty more people were expected to be added Wednesday to the pool of potential jurors for the trial of six former Bell city leaders charged with raiding the treasury in the small, working-class town....
  • Bell case: Council was paid for boards that never met, city clerk says

     
    Bell's city clerk testified Friday that she was present at council meetings where no business was conducted for some of the boards and commissions the council members were paid to work on. Rebecca Valdez's testimony is considered crucial to the......