San Bernardino May Outsource Fire, Other City Services The city of San Bernardino, which recently filed for bankruptcy, is again considering outsourcing its fire protection services.
'Glut Of Attorneys' May Mean Lower Legal Fees For Consumers An excess number of attorneys working in California could mean lower legal fees for consumers - at least for now.
DCFS Workers To Be Fired Over Death Of Palmdale BoyThe Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) has taken the first steps to fire four employees in connection with the death of a 9-year-old Palmdale boy, county officials said Tuesday.
Supervisors To Call For Task Force In DCFS Reform EffortLos Angeles County officials Tuesday were expected to call for the creation of a task force to examine how local agencies handle reported cases of child abuse.
Calif. Lawmakers To Probe CPS Agencies In LA, Orange CountiesTwo Southern California lawmakers reached an agreement Thursday with a Sacramento committee to investigate child and family services agencies statewide, including two Southland agencies.
Navy Pilot Missing Since Vietnam War Buried At Arlington National CemeteryA local Navy pilot missing since the Vietnam War has been buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Attorney: OC Child Services Failed To Respond To Abuse ChargesAn Orange County attorney Tuesday was expected to call for a criminal investigation into an alleged child trafficking case involving Orange County Child Protective Services.
Mayor Launches New 'MyLA311' App For City Services, InformationMayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other city officials introduced the new MyLA311 mobile app Monday morning.
'Smart911' System To Share Household Data With Emergency Operators Officials in Culver City on Monday were expected to unveil a first-of-its-kind emergency response system that would share vital information with 911 operators.
Report: 'Front-End Failures' In Deaths Of LA County Foster KidsA confidential county report obtained by the Los Angeles Times on policies at the troubled Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) found repeated and avoidable mistakes may have lead to the deaths of 14 children.
City Council Eyes $3B Bond Measure To Fix LA Streets Would you be willing to cough up an extra $24 a year or so to repair streets throughout Los Angeles? At least one City Council member thinks so.