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  • 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......
  • James offers limited evidence to support attack on mayoral rival Greuel

     
    Candidate Kevin James has spent weeks trying to depict City Controller Wendy Greuel, a rival in the race for mayor of Los Angeles, as part of an irresponsible, spendthrift culture at City Hall. James’s campaign super-charged that claim this week...
  • L.A. City Council drops $3-billion bond measure for this year

     
    The L.A. City Council scrapped plans for placing a $3 billion bond measure on the May 21 ballot, opting instead to consider it in a future election year....
  • Glendale bans gun shows on city property

     
    Defending the majority of the City Council that voted to ban gun shows on city-owned property, Glendale Mayor Frank Quintero on Tuesday said it was well within the purview of local officials to set guidelines for use of public facilities....
  • Bell corruption trial: Mixed verdicts, 1 ex-councilman acquitted

     
    Bell verdict: A jury returned a mixed bag of verdicts Wednesday in the trial of six ex-Bell City Council members accused of misappropriating public funds....
  • Glendale poised to ban gun shows despite NRA lawsuit threat

     
    Glendale is poised to make a ban on gun shows on city property officials tonight despite a threat by the National Rifle Assn. to file a legal challenge....