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3 Suspects arrested in Colby Fire – More than 1700 acres burned

3 Suspects arrested in Colby Fire – More than 1700 acres burned

3 suspects have been arrested and charged. All 3 suspects are being charged with Recklessly starting a fire. All 3 are being held on $20,000 bail at the Glendora Police…

Northridge Earthquake facts, a 20 year anniversary summary

Northridge Earthquake facts, a 20 year anniversary summary

The Earthquake:* The magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake started on January 17, 1994 at 5 seconds before 4:31 a.m.* There were no immediate foreshocks. No systematic change in strain above the…

Speaker John A. Pérez statement on Governor Brown’s budget proposal

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement on Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s 2014-2015 budget proposal:“Assembly Democrats want to maintain stability and expand opportunity. There is…

Coalition to end sheriff violence in L.A. Jails (C2ESV)

Response to Sheriff Baca’s support of an independent civilian oversight body On Monday, January 6, 2014, 9:17 AM, Sheriff Baca released a statement in support of Supervisor Mark-Ridley Thomas’s proposal…

Long Beach Police Chief throws hat in ring for top cop position

Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell is the latest to announce he will be running for the seat of Los Angeles County sheriff.The seat is being vacated by Lee Baca,…

Lee Baca stepping down as Los Angeles County Sheriff

Lee Baca stepping down as Los Angeles County Sheriff

An emotional Lee Baca said he decided to retire three days ago during the Monday press conference in Monterey Park. -Photo by Terry Miller In what can only be described…

Assemblyman Holden announces Capital Fellows Program

If you have a passion for public service, the Capital Fellows program may be just the ticket. The Capital Fellows programs offer a chance to prepare for a career in…

12-Year-Old Arrested After Leading Peaceful Sit-In of SeaWorld Float At Rose Parade

12-Year-Old Arrested After Leading Peaceful Sit-In of SeaWorld Float At Rose Parade

On New Year’s morning, as SeaWorld’s widely criticized float prepared to enter the Rose Parade, PETA supporters wearing “SeaWorld Hurts Orcas” T-shirts—led by 12-year-old Rose McCoy, who jumped the barricade…

50th Anniversary Screening of Dr. Strangelove – Jan. 11

50th Anniversary Screening of Dr. Strangelove – Jan. 11

A 50th anniversary screening of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb will launch the Allendale Branch Library’s new series “Critical Mass:…