Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: What next supervisor needs to be

Thank God for term limits. I give profuse thanks for that because the stakeholders, constituents and stakeholders in Los Angeles County’s 2nd Supervisorial District have a rare chance to pick a new supervisor. Here’s some context on the importance of the race to fill the seat and the importance of the 2nd District. The 2nd District Read More…

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Political donor pleads not guilty to federal drug charges

LOS ANGELES — Dressed in a drab prison jumpsuit, Ed Buck shuffled into a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Oct. 10 looking frail and disoriented. The 65-year-old gay businessman known for his contributions to prominent politicians, appeared in court for federal drug charges accusing him of distributing methamphetamine that led to the overdose death of Gemmel Read More…

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Subpoena power of oversight commission sparks discussion

By Jacqueline Fernandez Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The issue of whether the Civilian Oversight Commission should have subpoena power in its role as watchdog of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was argued Sept. 26 during a hearing conducted by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations. Chief Warren Asmus of the Sherriff’s Read More…