Actvists push for vote on Loretta Lynch

Supporters of New York’s Loretta Lynch, who was nominated November 8, 2014, by President Barack Obama to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General are trying to pressure Congressional Republicans to hold confirmation hearings in the full Senate.

Election Results: Los Angeles City and County

Los Angeles City Results 98.60% (1,485 of 1,506) of precincts reporting

Inglewood City Council approves stadium

The Inglewood City Council has voted unanimously to approve an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack as proposed by the owner of the St. Louis Rams, bypassing the need for a referendum.

Undoing the Damage

Spending the weekend with the cast and crew of “Freeway Crack in the System” at the Pan African Film Festival was in one word, enlightening and yet another comes to mind-hopeful.

California plastic bag ban delayed

The nation's first state-wide ban on plastic bags has been pushed back more than a year after opponents secured enough signatures to put it to a public vote.

State clarifies service hours requirements Public schools can not require parents to volunteer

The California Department of Education on Jan. 20 issued a memo clarifying state law and rules regarding so-called parental service hours.

LA police chief claims Google's traffic app endangers cops

The Los Angeles police chief is asking Google to eliminate a cop-spotting feature from its Waze traffic app.

LAUSD board member George McKenna qualifies for the March 2015 ballot

The Los Angeles City Clerk has confirmed that LAUSD board member George McKenna submitted the required number of signatures from District 1 voters to qualify for the March 3, 2015 ballot. McKenna will run unopposed, because he is the only ...

Hundreds fight fire at Los Angeles construction site

Los Angeles firefighters spent Monday morning battling two fires, both in apartment buildings: one under construction, the other under renovation, fire officials said.

DWP to open on a Saturday

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold “Customer Service Saturday” at four of its customer service centers on Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Civil rights lawyer dies

John Doar, who handled critical civil rights cases in the 1960s and was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2012, has died in New York City, from congestive heart failure. He was 92.

Laundry detergent pods are 'real risk' to children

Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods.

Democrats maintain control in California

In contrast to the national results where republicans claimed victory by taking control of the U.S. Senate (52 versus 45) and the House of Representatives 244 to 179, Democrats maintained control of key state-wide offices and the legislature in California.

Voter apathy a concern for secretary of state candidates

The secretary of state is California’s chief elections officer, and the winner in the Nov. 4 election will inherit many challenges. Low voter turnout has been an issue in recent elections. In 2012, more than 5.5 million eligible Californians did ...

State controller race

The California state Controller wears several hats, but they all result in the same thing. The Controller oversees how California’s money is being spent. The regulation and auditing of the state lottery, school districts and the state payroll system all ...