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The mayoral candidates support that figure, but now some politicians think other basic city services could benefit if the force was slightly smaller. In 1989, then-Los Angeles Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky unveiled an audacious plan to boost the city police force by more than 25% to 10,000 officers.
San Gabriel dispute: In the April 5 LATExtra section, an article about the dispute over San Gabriel Councilman-elect Chin Ho Liao's place of residence said that resident Fred Paine sent a complaint about Liao's residency to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. The district attorney's office did receive such a complaint, but Paine says he did not send it.
After months of preparation, Granada Hills Charter High wins the title for the third straight year. Finishing second was El Camino Real Charter High, a six-time national champion. They were tired and worn from months of preparation and two days of intense competition, but when they returned home to Los Angeles on Saturday they were also thrilled. For the third year in a row, Granada Hills ...
Performers and fans at the country music bash pay tribute to George Jones and get on with the fun. INDIO — Just a few hours into the annual three-day country-music jamboree Stagecoach, Nashville veteran Connie Smith introduced what she described as "one of my favorite country-gospel songs."
Officials hold their own hearing — with sworn witnesses — to decide if the second-highest vote-getter should be seated because of a local-residency challenge. San Gabriel Councilman-elect Chin Ho Liao was the second highest vote-getter in the city's March elections, but his first time on the council dais last week was as a witness under cross-examination.
A CHP pursuit of a suspect on a motorcycle ended horrifically Sunday when the cyclist crashed head-on into a vehicle.
A large group of people in Huntington Beach Sunday protested a proposed ban on beach bonfires.
Pomona Police have arrested two men on suspicion of having involvement in an illegal chop shop operation.
The Coroner has identified the 24-year-0ld motorcyclist killed in a three-vehicle crash in Moreno Valley.
It's been a knockout in Germany. Now Sylvester Stallone hopes a musical based on his beloved boxing film "Rocky" will also be a hit on Broadway.
HUNTINGTON BEACH - Eileen Robertson helped put together an annual charity run so her three children would have an "earthly connection" to their father.
NEWPORT BEACH - In a show of support for baby health, thousands participated in Sunday's "March of Babies" fundraiser at Fashion Island.
LAKE FOREST A 2-year-old boy is in stable condition at the hospital after nearly drowning in his backyard hot tub Sunday morning.
SAN CLEMENTE - A thief drove off with an ATM from a gas station Sunday morning, a Sheriff's lieutenant said.
Orange County's newest wedding venue is taking shape at San Clemente Municipal Golf Course in a setting that can't get much greener.
Three retirees receive medals of valor for an incident in which four firefighters were overcome by sewer gas
LOS ANGELES -- Southland-based immigrant rights groups, labor unions and civil rights activists are mobilizing their members for upcoming May Day marches with an eye toward shaping the recently revived congressional immigration debate as their opponents plan to stage events of their own. Related story: 2012 May Day protests
There was a lot of toe-tappin' and knee-slappin' over at the Leonis Adobe Museum on Sunday, where fiddlers rosined up their bows, and banjo and guitar players picked and strummed as part of the first American Folk Music Fest in Calabasas. Gallery: American Folk Music Fest in Calabasas
As they traverse the city seeking votes, Garcetti and Greuel frequently have family members in tow, in part for support during the breakneck pace of an intense political campaign. Still, they also follow distinct approaches when it comes to publicly incorporating their family into their campaigns.
Get involved, join a group, change your San Fernando Valley: Neighborhood council meetings.
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A pilot flying alone was able to land the malfunctioning plane on its belly after a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy, also in the air, talked him through it.
Devastated family members of a teenage bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash will ask the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday to approve a $50,000 reward for information leading to the driver who...
Huntington Beach hosted a bonfire Sunday in support of shoreline fire pits targeted for removal by beachfront residents and a regional air-quality agency.
Parishioners at Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church said, "Pastor told us, 'church is in us,'" at Sunday service after a massive fire destroyed the majority of the South LA church two days prior.
Police learned the suspect's gender after arrest for soliciting sex from a 15-year-old boy in Simi Valley. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Scott Olson
Orange County supervisors unanimously approved a resolution to oppose a proposed ban on open fire pits at beaches.
Ten members of a Mexican band were killed and five others were hurt in a car crash in northern Mexico, authorities said.
Pierce College budget cuts are threatening the school's pre-vet grad program and the Farm Walk, a community staple.
One person was stabbed during a public brawl that started outside a bar in Ventura Saturday night. A suspect was arrested.
A local filmmaker has been jailed in Venezuela, accused of inciting violence following the country's presidential election.
Off-course or on track? Education bill could let community college students pay more for in-demand classesSunday, Apr 28, 2013 08:33 PM EDT
A new bill that may give community college students the chance to get into needed, high-demand courses during winter and summer sessions by paying more has sparked outrage among those who say it creates an unfair system in which the poor are left outside the door.
A Torrance man breaking out the windows of his parents' house surrendered Sunday following a four hour standoff with police.
In San Pedro, a network of freshly-painted white stripes, dashes and boxes on two well-traveled thoroughfares - Westmont and Capitol drives -sparked a firestorm of debate last week among residents who complained that the unexpected modifications were simply ill-conceived.
These past couple weeks have been like living in two different worlds entirely. In one world, the nation is shaken to the core by the horrors that occurred in Boston two weeks ago. In the other, the biggest concern my friends and I had was what to wear to Brown's annual spring weekend concerts.
The Norris Theatre for the Performing Arts in Rolling Hills Estates is known for its top-notch productions. But the Norris also houses one of Southern California's top schools for the performing arts with classes in dance, singing and theater arts for children and adults.