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Appeals court denies Baca’s request for new trial

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court panel Feb. 11 rejected former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 76-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017 to three years in federal prison, but has remained Read More…

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Kamala Harris comes to town promoting her new book

Senator does not address rumors about running for president LOS ANGELES — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris visited the Wilshire Ebell Theatre Jan. 13 as part of her whirlwind tour to promote her memoir, “The Truths We Hold,” and a children’s book, “Superheroes are Everywhere,” capping her four-city book tour in front of a capacity crowd. “To be Read More…