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  • L.A. Council awards $160-million bus contract despite complaints

     
    There was no debate Wednesday -– in fact there was almost no discussion at all -– when the Los Angeles City Council quietly awarded a $160-million bus contract to a controversial bidder....
  • Lancaster targets taggers with new graffiti removal program

     
    Lancaster Graffiti Abatement Program: Seeking to stem a rise in incidents of graffiti and deter potential taggers, the city of Lancaster has launched a new Graffiti Abatement Volunteer Program, which provides community members with the training and...
  • Will Broward commission gut ethics policy?

     
    If Broward Mayor John Rodstrom has his way, one of the big parts of sweeping ethics reform approved by voters will be gutted -- the provision that bars county commissioners from serving on procurement/selection committees. Rodstrom's proposed change is...
  • Construction begins on West Hollywood rainbow-colored crosswalks

     
    The construction of two permanent rainbow-colored crosswalks in West Hollywood began Monday and is expected to be completed by the first week of October, according to city officials. The brick crosswalks at Santa Monica and San Vicente boulevards were...
  • Romney campaign bus tour hits The Villages

     
    There are lots of Republicans in The Villages — the retirement mega-community in Lake and Sumter counties — which is why lots of Republicans go there. Today, the Mitt Romney presidential campaign is sending its “Plan for a Stronger...
  • Vernon voters questioned in probe of potential elections fraud

     
    Sixty-four people who voted in the Vernon City Council election in June have testified as part of an investigation into potential voter fraud....
  • Whether Yaroslavsky paid for 2004 Super Bowl tickets in dispute

     
    By all accounts, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky used his position as a Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum commissioner to score a pair of prized tickets to the 2004 Super Bowl. But did he pay for them? That is a matter of sharp dispute....
  • Jury awards $3.2 million to woman shot by LAPD

     
    A federal jury has handed down the latest multimillion-dollar verdict against the Los Angeles Police Department, finding officers were “malicious” and excessive when they shot a mentally ill woman and then used a stun gun on her....
  • San Francisco sheriff keeps job despite domestic violence claims

     
    San Franscisco's embattled sheriff will keep his job after all. San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday evening that Ross Mirkarimi did not commit official misconduct during an incident of domestic violence and that he should be returned to...
  • Carpocalypse II Hits Southern California

     
    Come Saturday, one of the nation's most traveled pieces of road will shut down for about two days ??? again. The closure will affect some 500,000 motorists and has been aptly called Carpocalypse II. That's right, this is the sequel.......
  • Carmageddon II warning: 'Don’t get on the freeway'

     
    A few hours before authorities start closing ramps and shutting down lanes on the 405 Freeway on Friday night, several public officials at a news conference near downtown Los Angeles repeated their plea for motorists to stay off the road......
  • Gov. Jerry Brown rejects more disclosure of public officials' finances

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown was sent several bills by lawmakers saying they wanted to bring more integrity to elections and government, but the governor used his veto power on some, deciding that they were misguided....