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WeHo donor arrested after latest drug overdose

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic Party donor whose West Hollywood apartment was the scene of two fatal drug overdoses, remained jailed Sept. 18 on suspicion of running a drug den in his residence, where another near-fatal overdose allegedly occurred last week. Buck, who is being held on $4 million bail, allegedly injected Read More…

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Judge won’t dismiss charges against former assessor

LOS ANGELES — A judge refused to dismiss more than a dozen counts of misappropriation of funds against former Los Angeles County assessor John Noguez and his two co-defendants April 10. The motion was filed by defense attorney Vicki Podberesky on behalf of her client, Mark McNeil, 59, once one of Noguez’ chief appraisers, and Read More…