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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
Shoppers beware of car burglar thieves and distracted or reckless drivers this holiday shopping weekend to stay safe and victimless.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued a statement Wednesday expressing reservations about a pension reform plan from one of his predecessors, former Mayor Richard Riordan.
Former Mayor Richard Riordan and LA City Council President Herb Wesson got testy over Riordan's pension reform proposal. Union members are working to block the initiative.
Jackie Lacey's chief deputy will be Sharon Matsumoto, who has served in top management positions for both current DA Steve Cooley and former DA Gil Garcetti.
City of Los Angeles union members will try to stop people from gathering signatures for the former mayor's plan to get pension reform on the May ballot.
Four candidates faced off Wednesday in a forum sponsored by the Korean American Coalition. Among the topics was moving new city workers into a 401 (k) style plan.
Carmen Trutanich, the incumbent L.A. City Attorney, faces challenger Assemblyman Mike Feuer in their first debate at Notre Dame High School Wednesday.
The Councilwoman says city workers must pay more into their pension and healthcare plans to help solve the budget deficit.
The longtime protegé of current District Attorney Steve Cooley says she's ready to make her own mark.
Brad Sherman defeats Howard Berman in new 30th Congressional District. It's the end of an era for a southern California political icon.
Making Costa Mesa a charter city could remove it from pension obligations for public workers. That's the issue at the heart of Measure V.
The contest features Jackie Lacey, a woman who would be the first female and first African American D.A., against Alan Jackson, a star prosecutor.
The Play Fair at Farmers Field Coalition and AEG Thursday announced an agreement resolving concerns over the proposed Farmers Field project.
Ian Calderon, 27, hopes to inherit his father's seat in the State Assembly. His Republican opponent, Noel Jaimes, says the newcomer is still wet behind the ears.
Feds stage dispensary raids while a SD judge says buying medical marijuana is OK: Making sense of the day's pot news.