The Justice Department indicted 18 L.A. County Sheriff's deputies yesterday in connection with separate instances of alleged misconduct, including inmate abuse, false arrests and obstruction of justice.
Drafts of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan were released Monday and have renewed debate on the $24.7 billion plan. The goal of the BDCP is to improve the condition and conservation of the diverse ecosystem that exists in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta while creating an efficient water delivery system.
Under a new state law this year, school districts with a high percentage of low-income and English-as-a-second-language students are eligible for extra funding. In order to qualify for that money, the California Department of Education is asking districts to provide family income verification to ensure that the money is distributed fairly.
The Los Angeles Police Department is having a tough time finding qualified candidates that want to join the force, despite hitting its long-stated goal of hiring 10,000 officers less than a year before.
TIME Magazine has released its top 10 finalists for the publication’s “Person of the Year” awards. The 2013 shortlist includes N.S.A. leaker Edward Snowden, pop star Miley Cyrus, Jesuit pontiff Pope Francis and Syrian President Bashar Assad.