LA County

A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Election day in Los Angeles County

LONG BEACH (CNS) – Residents of more than a dozen cities will head to the polls Tuesday to choose mayors and City Council members, but the race for mayor in Long Beach will have the […]


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Vaccination alert for meningococcal disease

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for gay men to be vaccinated against […]


Fielding to step down as LA County public health director

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Los Angeles County’s public health director, announced today that he plans to retire after 16 years with the county. “I have decided to leave when a successor, whom […]


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Arrests of LA County probation employees are down

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Fewer Los Angeles County probation employees were arrested in 2011 and 2012 on suspicion of drunken driving, drug possession, fraud, theft and other crimes, the chief probation officer said today, crediting […]


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Mayor Paul Tanaka and the LA County Sheriff’s Dept.

Sheriff Lee Baca announced his resignation, bringing to an end a 48-year career that has lately been marred by corruption charges and mismanagement of the county jails. A number of people are stepping forward to […]



Small claims disputes affected by court cutbacks

LA County courts will begin to scale back services on Monday, March 18, in a cost-cutting move. This will make it tougher to file small claims cases — including tenant-landlord disputes. Click here to listen.


LA County voters mandate condom use on porn sets (audio)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles County voters approved a measure requiring porn performers to wear condoms while filming sex scenes, prompting a pledge by the adult entertainment industry to sue to overturn the measure. […]


LA County pays $2m to settle deputy force suits

(AP) – Los Angeles County will pay nearly $2 million to settle lawsuits over use of force by sheriff’s deputies, including a deadly shooting. City News Service says the Board of Supervisors approved the payouts […]


LA drops business tax for new-car dealers

(AP) – Los Angeles says taxes were driving car dealers out of town. Now it’s trying to lure them back. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed an ordinance on Monday that exempts dealers of new cars from […]


LA County hits LA City with health violations

Los Angeles County public health officials have hit the City of Los Angeles with health code violations for hazardous conditions on Skid Row, including dozens of rats’ nests, hypodermic needles and piles of human excrement […]



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