Auditor-Controller Wendy Watanabe says about one-fourth of the $2.2 million cellular telephone budget went toward questionable charges.
County tax officials say property owners who have suffered $10,000 or more in damage from the recent storms could be eligible for tax relief.
California is in for another round of cold, wet, snowy and blustery weather. The National Weather Service says a storm moving down into the state Tuesday is being fueled by a plume of subtropical moisture from north of Hawaii combined with low pressure over the Northeast Pacific.
The California Highway Patrol reports that 83 people were arrested for driving under the influence this holiday weekend compared to 72 during the first 36 hours of Christmas in 2009.
The number of reported hate crimes in LA County dipped in 2009, but a growing number used white supremacy symbols, including swastikas.
Police say a Los Angeles County child abuse investigator has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting the mother of a child he was assigned to assess.
The days of the “roach coach” could soon be over after the L.A. County Board of Supervisors votes on whether to more tightly regulate the popular lunch wagons.
A possible breach in test security has forced the suspension of some classes at a Los Angeles County police academy.
Authorities say a 49-year-old man was killed when his car rear-ended a parked Los Angeles County fire engine on the 105 Freeway in Lynwood.
Census Bureau data show more than 16 percent of Los Angeles County residents lived in poverty in 2009 — up from 15 percent from the year before.
Ever had a bacon-wrapped Oreo cookie? Starting this weekend, you can enjoy that and a whole lot of other goodies at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona.