Public worker pensions can be cut in bankruptcy, judge rules

Stockton's bankruptcy plan did not propose cuts in worker pensions, but a bankruptcy judge says money set aside for pensions can be used to pay other city debts.

Los Angeles Councilman Huizar sex harassment suit settled

Los Angeles has settled a lawsuit that alleged City Councilman Jose Huizar sexually harassed a former aide. The suit has been dismissed.

Hit-and-run kills 101-year-old Los Angeles man


A hit-and-run has killed 101-year-old Los Angeles man Jose Noriega, according to a news release from the L.A. Police Department. A suspect was taken into custody.



Federal grants help LA's child migrants get legal assistance

Recently arrived child migrants in the Los Angeles area will be among those to benefit from legal aid financed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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California Catholics challenge health insurance abortion order


California's Catholic leadership has filed a federal civil rights complaint over a state requirement that health insurance cover abortions.