In addition to a special investigator at a cost of $200,000, the department will also start tracking the location of inspectors via their cellphones.
An aide to one county supervisor said the county cannot afford such a high price tag for elevator repairs at the downtown headquarters.
The FBI is expanding an investigation into the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety to include supervisors.
The ruling vindicates a 68-year-old Vietnam vet who has protested the VA’s land-use policies every Sunday since 2008, along with other veterans.
A firefighter was injured early Tuesday morning while battling a blaze at a commercial structure in Chatsworth.
Police say they found a 17-year-old in the residence with a 3-inch PVC pipe bomb along with some firecrackers and M-80s.
Arraignment courts were shut down and cases were reassigned to alternate locations after water was shut off to the entire 18-floor building.
Authorities are investigating a fire at commercial building in Garden Grove that caused at least $1 million in damages early Monday morning, officials said.
A man who allegedly shot someone Friday afternoon in South Los Angeles barricaded himself inside a nearby building, police said.
Two Southland construction workers may have been doing a heavenly errand when they rescued a pair of priests from a burning house.
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Wednesday for a $70 million, 110,000-square foot building that will house meeting rooms, coaches offices and a locker room for USC’s football team.
A man suspected of repeatedly stealing copper wiring valued at $1 million may be hiding inside the downtown Los Angeles building allegedly stole from, police said Thursday.
Superior Court Judge Charlotte Woolard on Friday afternoon denied a request brought by two former Los Angeles building authority members to stop the sale.
The approval came despite a report last week by the state’s nonpartisan legislative analyst, which said the sale will end up costing California taxpayers $1.4 billion over 35 years
A state analyst says a sale-leaseback for over 11 properties may end up costing taxpayers up to $1.4 billion.