A Los Angeles County probation officer is one of five people accused in a child-care fraud scheme that allegedly cost taxpayers $1.6 million.
The panel was created after the deaths of several children in the care of L.A. County.
Officials from the Sheriff’s Department are under fire Wednesday for hosting what some called a racially offensive comedy show during a department luncheon.
California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in June as the state continues to close the gap on the national jobless rate, the state Employment Development Department announced Thursday.
The Department of Consumer Affairs has recorded several complaints from consumers who received phony letters in the mail that look like official government documents.
A suspicious package left in the parking lot of a county building was deemed to be non-hazardous, according to authorities.
California Lottery officials announced Saturday that one ticket sold in Los Angeles County is worth $729,000.
Ventura County has passed a law requiring actors in porn films to wear condoms during production, the Ventura County Star reported.
Los Angeles County’s top health official says free meningococcal vaccines will be offered to low-income and uninsured residents following a recent death in West Hollywood.
Fire officials are urging residents in the Southland to use the anniversary of the Tokyo earthquake and tsunami to prepare for the next major disaster here at home.
Gas prices in Los Angeles County are now the highest in the state with the average price for a gallon at $4.28.
At least one person died on a Los Angeles County roadway during the New Year’s holiday, even though the California Highway Patrol reported no traffic fatalities between Friday and Jan. 1.
Illegal social networking parties are on the rise around the Southland.
Los Angeles County will bury the remains of 1,656 people in a mass grave Wednesday.
Red flag warnings are expected to go into effect on Monday for parts of the Southland as a result of a combination hot temperatures and low humidity.