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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
Area residents argue the city and private developer ignored earthquake concerns and failed to accurately analyze traffic and air quality impacts. Read the lawsuit here.
Mayor taps Linda Lopez, Associate Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives at USC’s Dornslife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Estill Mitts recruited Skid Row transients for hospital procedures they didn’t need. "He was the ringleader," said prosecutors.
Under a bill approved by the legislature, legal permanent residents would be allowed to serve on juries. Opponents warn it would hurt the jury system.
Here's the lowdown about the contract agreement Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says shifts the balance of power at the DWP "to the people."
The mayor had been critical of an agreement pushed by city officials, but he apparently won some late concessions related to work rules.
Zachary Champommier, 18, was shot after he struck an undercover LA County Sheriff's deputy with his car. The ruling against a federal officer is rare.
The possible 2016 presidential contender will be the featured speaker at the state GOP convention in Anaheim.
Matt Petersen, CEO of the national environmental advocacy group Global Green USA, is tasked with making the city greener.
The new 6th district representative calls on her all-male colleagues to do more to get women in politics. She is the only elected woman in LA city government.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is promising to hold down salaries at the Department of Water and Power during labor contract talks now under way.
The general manager of the Department of Water and Power says a medical note will be required for workers who are off the job for more than two days.
As Asian-Americans seek to exercise more political power in Southern California, one group is working to find new young leaders who might run for office or serve in government.
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to green light the proposed Millennium Tower project in Hollywood, despite a slew of last minute concerns about the seismic safety of the project.
As comprehensive immigration reform stalls in the U.S. House of Representatives, some Golden State Republicans back home are wringing their hands over the rhetoric they're hearing.