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  • The 'interim' L.A. County sheriff? No, John Scott is the sheriff.

    The 'interim' L.A. County sheriff? No, John Scott is the sheriff.
    The Board of Supervisors could have picked an insider to succeed Lee Baca and serve as Los Angeles County sheriff for the next 10 months. A top deputy would have given the Sheriff’s Department someone already acquainted with the policies and pecking...
  • O.C. Undersheriff John Scott to be Baca's interim replacement

    O.C. Undersheriff John Scott to be Baca's interim replacement
    The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the beleaguered department. Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott...
  • L.A. County supervisors name interim replacement for Sheriff Lee Baca

    L.A. County supervisors name interim replacement for Sheriff Lee Baca
    After two closed-door meetings Tuesday, Los Angeles County supervisors announced they have selected Orange County Undersheriff John Scott to take over for the resigning Lee Baca until voters select a new sheriff later this year. The vote was 4-0, with...
  • New L.A. County interim sheriff vows to continue department reforms

    The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the department.  Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott said, "I can...
  • 818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license

    818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license
    Welcome to the roundup, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Here are some of the top headlines in the region: - NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of the show’s pending...
  • Sheriff Lee Baca was consumed by crises

    Sheriff Lee Baca was consumed by crises
    For Sheriff Lee Baca, it was a legacy moment. He was on Capitol Hill, testifying before a congressional hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims. Conservative lawmakers were grilling him, pressing him to acknowledge that the Muslim groups he...
  • A sheriff, not a 'place-holder,' to speed reforms

     A sheriff, not a 'place-holder,' to speed reforms
    Good for incoming Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott for making it clear that he has no intention of being a "place-holder" pending the election of a new sheriff. There are 10 months from now to early December, when the next sheriff will take the...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss outgoing Sheriff Lee Baca's legacy

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss outgoing Sheriff Lee Baca's legacy
    Join Times staff writers Jack Leonard and Robert Faturechi at 9 a.m. Thursday for an online discussion about the legacy of outgoing Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. As Baca makes way for his successor, even his supporters see contradictions in his...
  • New L.A. County interim sheriff sworn in as Baca departs

    Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott said Thursday that he left the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 2005 because he felt the agency was "headed in the wrong direction." "I saw inaction, and I saw a certain level of neglect," he...
  • Candidates for L.A. County offices begin filing campaign reports

    Los Angeles County election officials began receiving campaign finance reports Friday for candidates seeking two open county supervisors' seats and the county assessor and sheriff posts. Candidates were supposed to file contribution and spending reports...
  • Deputies attacked chained inmate, new federal charges allege

    Deputies attacked chained inmate, new federal charges allege
    Federal authorities on Friday indicted two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies who allegedly beat a chained jail inmate, then falsely accused him of attacking them. Deputies Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez were indicted on charges in connection with...
  • U.S. charges deputies with beating handcuffed inmate

    Federal prosecutors announced charges Friday against two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies accused of assaulting a handcuffed inmate in a case that broadens the FBI's ongoing inquiry and raises new questions about how the Sheriff's Department has...