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  • Jane Donelson dies at 88; ran L.A. County toy-lending program for decades

    Jane Donelson dies at 88; ran L.A. County toy-lending program for decades
    Jane Donelson, who ran a trailblazing program from the 1960s through the early 1990s that lends toys to thousands of children in Los Angeles County, has died. She was 88. Donelson, a longtime resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, died Oct. 8 of natural causes...
  • Ronald H. 'Mike' Carroll dies at 74; assistant D.A. led 1982 probe of Marilyn Monroe's death

    Ronald H. 'Mike' Carroll dies at 74; assistant D.A. led 1982 probe of Marilyn Monroe's death
    Ronald H. "Mike" Carroll, a retired Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who was involved with many high-profile prosecutions and headed a 1982 review of the 1962 death of actress Marilyn Monroe, has died. He was 74. Carroll, who moved to...
  • Montebello may face insolvency if it doesn't close budget deficit

    Montebello may face insolvency if it doesn't close budget deficit
    Montebello faces possible insolvency in the coming months if it cannot close a gaping budget deficit and has consulted with bankruptcy attorneys to weigh available options, according to a memo obtained by The Times. The memo, written last week to the...
  • L.A. County delays release of names and salaries of its highest-paid employees

    Los Angeles County officials are taking steps to keep secret the names and salaries of some highly paid county employees, saying they need more time to comply with public records law to protect workers who claim that disclosure could put them at risk....
  • Partisan rhetoric inflames college board race

    A political campaign focused on a troubled community college construction program has suddenly veered into a noisy side battle with cries of censorship, stealth candidates and "tea party" takeover. Scott Svonkin, a senior advisor to L.A. County Sheriff...
  • Embattled head of L.A. County's child welfare office may be on the way out, sources say

     
    Los Angeles County officials are putting plans in place to remove Trish Ploehn as the director of their embattled Department of Children and Family Services, according to high-level officials familiar with the matter. Ploehn will likely be reassigned...
  • Whooping cough cases continue to rise in L.A. County

     
    The number of whooping cough cases reported in Los Angeles County has continued to increase in recent weeks, county public health officials said Friday. There were 429 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, reported in October, more than any month......
  • Man shot at after brush with taggers in La Puente [Updated]

     
    An apparent good Samaritan was shot at by two gang affiliates after he tried to stop the duo from tagging a wall in La Puente, authorities said Monday. The man was driving near Main Street and Chatterton Avenue around 8:30......
  • L.A. County passes sweeping ban on plastic bags

     
    Enacting one of the nation's most aggressive environmental measures, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban plastic grocery bags in unincorporated areas of the county. The vote was 3-1, supported by Supervisors Gloria Molina,...
  • Plastic bags banned in unincorporated Los Angeles County

     
    Starting next July, residents of unincorporated Los Angeles County won't get the ubiquitous "paper or plastic" question when they check out their groceries, and if they request "paper," they'll pay a dime apiece for the the bags. In a 3-1......
  • Rowland Heights man arrested on suspicion of killing his wife

     
    A 64-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing his wife, whose body was found in a Rowland Heights home, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Stanley Wang called 911 about 12:30 p.m. to report that his 41-year-old......
  • Suspected gang-related shooting in Bell leaves 1 dead

     
    Authorities Tuesday were investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting in Bell that left one man dead. Several men in a vehicle began arguing with a male pedestrian about 2:40 p.m. in the 5000 block of Gage Avenue,......