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Task Force in L.A. Targets Leadership of MS-13 Gang

Authorities in Los Angeles on Wednesday arrested 21 suspects in connection with a federal racketeering crackdown on Mara Salvatrucha, a violent street gang also... Read more »

Election Brings Changes to LAUSD, LAPD

Voters on Tuesday shook up the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, creating a four-member majority of charter school supporters with the election of Kelly... Read more »

Beware: That Call From the IRS May Not Be a Scam After All

For taxpayers worried about scams involving IRS imposters, the one reliable piece of advice to hold onto was the old consumer protections adage: “The IRS will... Read more »

Fearing Deportation, Parents Worry About Enrolling Undocumented Kids In Medi-Cal

Luz felt relieved and grateful when she learned that her 16-year-old son qualified for full coverage under Medi-Cal. Now, she worries that the information she provided... Read more »

City of L.A. Lost Thousands of ‘Rent Controlled’ Units

The city of Los Angeles has lost 21,200 rent-stabilized housing units since 2001, according to an interactive map released by a nonprofit tenant advocacy group. The... Read more »

Reputed Gang Member Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ In Slaying of Whittier Cop

A reputed gang member charged with killing a Whittier police officer and wounding the officer’s partner after gunning down his own cousin in February pleaded not... Read more »

Cedillo Claims Victory With 70% of Vote

After widely being expected to win re-election outright in March, Councilman Gilbert “Gil” Cedillo finally declared victory Tuesday, crushing challenger Joe... Read more »

Vernon Outreach: ‘Work in Progress’

Since moving 3 years ago to the Vernon Village apartment complex, where half of Vernon’s residents live, Emilia Bernal says she has yet to attend a council meeting,... Read more »

Cedillo Wins Big In Council Race

Councilman Gil Cedillo was celebrating a commanding re-election victory Wednesday over an opponent whose campaign fizzled amid a wave of questionable internet posts... Read more »

Baca Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced today to three years in prison and one year of supervised release for obstructing a federal probe into corruption... Read more »

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