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L.A. NOWThe porn industry is looking for ways to derail a voter-approved ballot measure that requires actors to use condoms during filming. Porn producers have long said consumers will not purchase movies in which actors wear condoms and on Wednesday, executives....
L.A. NOWFocusing on apocalyptic traffic warnings for next month’s 405 freeway closure is not the best way to keep drivers off the road, L.A. city and county officials said Thursday. Instead, they stressed the joys of a carless weekend....
Facing severe criticism of his leadership, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca finds himself confronting his toughest political test since he took the helm of the nation's largest sheriff's department nearly 14 years ago. A damning presentation by...
Revelations of brutality by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and cover-ups inside the jails have exposed significant shortcomings in the department's civilian watchdog system, which was created to prevent such misconduct. The watchdogs have come...
Carmen H. Warschaw, a prominent Democratic Party figure in Los Angeles and California for decades who was also a generous donor to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and USC, has died. She was 95. Warschaw died Nov. 6 of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai in Los...
An essential element of a successful political campaign, whether for U.S. president or mayor of Los Angeles, is that it identifies a path to victory. Candidates have to differentiate themselves from competitors and appeal to constituencies sympathetic...
Tags: Jan Perry, Rick Caruso, Politics, Wendy Greuel, Voting
Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- Voters told public health officials to begin monitoring the filming of sex scenes in pornographic movies. On Wednesday, the county was trying to figure out how. The new law requires porn actors to wear condoms and establishes a...
Tags: Politics, Celebrities, HIV, Crime, Law and Justice, Judges
Few tensions more regularly complicate the political life of Los Angeles than those between neighborhood residents and "outsiders" wanting to alter those neighborhoods for what they see as the larger good. Those stresses underscored the conflict over the...
With the first round of the Los Angeles mayoral election still more than four months away, the race has taken shape in recent weeks, largely because of two developments that have scrambled the handicapping of the contest. First, it became clear that...
Tags: Politics, Wendy Greuel, Voting, 401K, Antonio Villaraigosa
There is a serious conversation worth having about term limits and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Supporters of the limits — currently three terms of four years each — argue that they are necessary because once supervisors are in...
Tags: Don Knabe, Politics, Voting, Gloria Molina, Elections
L.A. NOWThe Metro Blue Line — one of the busiest light rails in the nation — is on pace to have more deaths in 2012 than any other year in its 22-year history. Four of the fatalities this year were ruled suicides....
L.A. NOWFederal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers....
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