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  • Bell verdict: Convicted council members may avoid jail

     
    The five Bell councilmembers convicted of misappropriating public funds by accepting hefty paychecks for work they never did may escape jail sentences, a legal expert said....
  • Gloria Molina endorses Trutanich in L.A. city attorney race

     
    Longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor and pioneering Latina elected official Gloria Molina has endorsed City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for reelection, the Trutanich campaign announced Thursday. Molina cited Trutanich’s “independence,”...
  • Flooded Allentown residents seek emergency funding

     
    Residents affected by the recent flooding in Allentown’s 19th Street Theatre District have been meeting with state officials in hopes of securing emergency funding. Several residents, led by Gail Tannenbaum, spoke to Allentown City Council Wednesday...
  • Bell trial: Former D.A. calls verdicts 'step in the right direction'

     
    The former district attorney who called Bell's scandalous salaries "corruption on steroids" called Wednesday's guilty verdicts "a step in the right direction."...
  • 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....
  • Graffiti artist supports Azalea Park Little Leagues

     
    Even the weather helped out: last Saturday New York artist H├ęctor “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....