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Southern California has a long and troubled history when it comes to policing. I explore a continuing disconnect between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve, look at when reforms have worked and where and why tensions remain. I'm always examining whether justice is being served.
Stories by Frank Stoltze
State health officials say they've confirmed 13 cases of swine flu in California. The cases include five in San Diego county, five in Imperial County, and three in Sacramento county. Governor Schwarzenegger spoke about the state's response to the outbreak yesterday. KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports.
During her visit to Southern California today, federal Labor Secretary Hilda Solis met with military veterans who come home from war and can't find a job. KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports that several who spoke at the town hall-style meeting told heart-wrenching stories.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday took up the thorny issue of what to name the LAPD's new headquarters building. The $473 million edifice sits directly in front of City Hall and is set to open in July. KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports that the naming issue focuses on one man.
The campaign for Los Angeles city attorney took another nasty turn last night during a debate at the Westside Jewish Community Center. City Councilman Jack Weiss and attorney Carmen Trutanich are engaging in increasingly negative attacks. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports.
The Los Angeles City Council today takes up the question of what to name the LAPD’s new downtown headquarters. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports that one idea is… Parker Center.
The Los Angeles City Council today delayed deciding on a name for the new LAPD headquarters. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports that followed after angry protests over a proposal to retain the name Parker Center.
John Rabe talks to KPCC reporter Frank Stoltze on the latest news on what to name the new LAPD headquarters.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today said the city faces its worst budget crisis since the Great Depression. He made the comment as he unveiled his proposed $7 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1st. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today unveiled his proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1st. It's a $7 billion plan that's 1 percent smaller than this year's budget. It closes a $530 million deficit in part by privatizing city parking garages and throwing down the gauntlet to municipal employees. KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports.
The mother of a man who committed suicide at Los Angeles County Jail spoke out about her son’s death yesterday. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports.
A Democratic assemblyman from Southern California and a restaurant lobbying group are battling over a bill that would require an ignition locking device on cars owned by people convicted of drunk driving. The device measures blood alcohol content. Debate over the bill has heated up after the deaths of Angels baseball pitcher Nick Adenhart and two of his friends who were hit by a drunk driver last week. KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports.
The independent monitor of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says alcohol-related arrests of deputies and other sheriff's personnel doubled last year. More on the story from KPCC's Frank Stoltze.
In his annual State of the City address Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa repeated his call for city workers to share in the pain of one of L.A.'s worst-ever budget deficits. KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports.
The American Civil Liberties Union today said Los Angeles County has failed to improve conditions at its downtown jail, and called on officials to close it down. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California today called on Los Angeles County to close its downtown jail. Margaret Winter of the ACLU’s National Prison Project said the jail is “grossly overcrowded.”