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Former Sheriff Baca convicted of obstructing justice

LOS ANGELES — Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was convicted March 15 of obstruction of justice and two other federal charges for orchestrating a scheme to thwart an FBI investigation into inmate mistreatment in the jails he ran and of lying to the bureau. After about two days of deliberations, a jury found that…

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Former Sheriff Baca diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

LOS ANGELES — Former County Sheriff Lee Baca, who admitted lying to federal investigators during an FBI probe of corruption in the jail system, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, according to court documents filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Despite the diagnosis, however, prosecutors ask in the document that Baca still be sentenced to…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Abuse turns up again in county jails

For nearly two decades, the Los Angeles County jails were virtually the nation’s poster jails for everything that could go wrong with and inside county jails. The allegations of prisoner beatings, suspicious suicides, torture, abusive searches and seizure of property, overcrowding and even the starvation of inmates, in the county jails were the subject of…

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West

23 February, 2018

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Iridescent seeks to interest …

When Tara Chklovski, an aerospace engineer from India, came to the United States…

23 February, 2018

CHEERS!

Brenda Manuel, an administrator with the Los Angeles Unified School District, ha…

Culver City

23 February, 2018

Councilmen criticize homeless efforts of city, cou…

LOS ANGELES — Saying there is little evidence the city or county is doing anythi…

22 February, 2018

Panel discusses importance of Black History Month

CULVER CITY — “Black history is about inspiring the next generation,” fashion de…

East

22 February, 2018

Student, brother held in school shooting threat

SOUTH WHITTIER — A student who argued with a teacher at a South Whittier high sc…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

Herald American

22 February, 2018

Student, brother held in school shooting threat

SOUTH WHITTIER — A student who argued with a teacher at a South Whittier high sc…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

Lynwood

23 February, 2018

Employee accuses Lynwood councilman of harassment

LYNWOOD — Mayor Pro Tem Edwin Hernandez has agreed to relinquish that position a…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

Northeast

23 February, 2018

Councilmen criticize homeless efforts of city, cou…

LOS ANGELES — Saying there is little evidence the city or county is doing anythi…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

The Press

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

19 February, 2018

Search warrants served at Maywood City Hall

MAYWOOD — Investigators from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office s…

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