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Attorneys seek to delay start of Calderon corruption trial

LOS ANGELES — A May 13 hearing has been scheduled to further consider defense motions to delay the federal corruption case of former state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother. The trial is tentatively set to begin Aug. 11, but defense attorney Mark Geragos indicated during a status conference April 27 that he wanted more Read More…

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Ground-breaking ceremony held for Vermont Entertainment Village

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Construction officially began April 29 on a $200 million retail center at a vacant lot that has been mostly empty since the 1992 Los Angeles riots, with the groundbreaking taking place on the 23rd anniversary of the start of the unrest. City Councilman Bernard Parks joined developer Sassony Properties to break Read More…