Measure M opponents organize to urge 'no' on new sales tax


A new group, "No on M," wants Los Angeles County voters to reject Measure M, which would add a new half-cent sales tax to pay for transportation projects.

Alice Bag: Challenging patriarchy through punk from the 1970s to today


The singer and activist opens up about finding her community and her voice in L.A.'s punk scene and keeping that spirit alive.

Ex-California lawmaker Ron Calderon gets prison in bribe case

Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in prison in a corruption scandal in which he acknowledged taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento.


Do at-large community college elections dilute Latino power?


The Los Angeles Community College District is the latest public entity challenged by lawyers for having an at-large voting method to elect trustees.

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Fire burns at Ontario cardboard recycling facility

Firefighters on Friday afternoon were battle a large yard fire at an Ontario recycling center. The fire sent a massive plume of smoke into the air.

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Your guide to Measure JJJ: How it might change LA


Supporters say more affordable housing will be built if it passes, but critics say it doesn't address LA's housing shortage, which is the true cause of rising rents.

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SAG voice actors challenge video game producers over compensation

Player Tries To Master The Newly Released Grand Theft Auto IV

Voiceover actors who are part part of the SAG-AFTRA union are on strike as they seek more compensation from the video game industry.