Eric Garcetti is resigning as president of the Los Angeles City Council. Garcetti, who wants to concentrate on his 2013 mayoral campaign, says he will introduce a motion at Friday’s council meeting to start the process.
Eddie Murphy has exited as the host of the 2012 Academy Awards Ceremony.
An embattled Orange County public official is stepping down over allegations of sexual misconduct with co-workers.
The mayor of Fullerton has no plans to resign after the death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man that died after a confrontation with city police.
NBC Sports Group Chairman Dick Ebersol, who helped launch “Saturday Night Live” then later established the network as the home of the Olympics, has resigned.
The interim director of Los Angeles County’s embattled children and family services department has quit in a dispute with county supervisors.
NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned in the wake of comments by a fellow executive that angered conservatives and renewed calls to end federal funding for public broadcasting.
Prosecutors say 49-year-old Hugo Argumedo has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and must resign his council seat immediately.
A Los Angeles transportation official is resigning from the panel overseeing California’s proposed $43-billion bullet train between Orange County and San Francisco.
A rookie Los Angeles police officer resigned after allegations arose that he accessed a law enforcement database on behalf of a murder convict and reputed gang member whose sister was his longtime girlfriend, a published report said Sunday.