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County child welfare officials saw 'no red flags' before boy, 2, died

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Los Angeles County child welfare officials saw "no red flags" that might have alerted them to the impending death of 2-year-old Josue-Rey Maldonado last month.

The Blue Moon Diamond makes debut at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County unveiled one of the rarest stones, a 12-carat Fancy Vivid Blue diamond, internally flawless. The ?Blue Moon Diamond? is being housed in a special, temporary exhibition in the Gem Vault. Show More Summary

Man shot, killed in Norwalk

Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were investigating the fatal shooting Monday of a man in Norwalk.

Lindsay Lohan's Whitney Houston body-bag comment fails a reality check

Lindsay Lohan was indeed working at the Los Angeles County morgue around the time Whitney Houston died, but a recent comment from the actress about rolling up the singer's body bag as part of community service appears to be, at best, an exaggeration.

Lindsay Lohan Did Not Handle Whitney Houston's Body Bag, Says Coroner

Has Lindsay Lohan been caught in a lie once again? In an interview with the Telegraph this past weekend, Lohan described her court-ordered work at the Los Angeles County Morgue as "f’d up and inappropriate," telling the U.K. paper: [B]ecause a lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can’t handle it. Show More Summary

NY: MTA Bus and Train Fares to Rise Monday

Commuters will start paying more this week to board buses and trains operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is raising fares Monday morning for the first time in four years.

Zev Yaroslavsky makes cameo appearance in 'La Traviata' at L.A. Opera

2 days agoArts : Culture Monster

Throughout his political career, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has been a notable advocate for arts organizations, especially local classical-music groups both large and small. He has spoken at concerts and even tried his hand at guest conducting on a number of occasions.

Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified

The Los Angeles County coroner on Saturday released the identities of three teenagers killed when their pickup truck veered off a road and plunged down an embankment in Santa Clarita.

Federal grant will fund improvements to Willowbrook Metro station

On Saturday, federal transportation officials will announce more than $10 million to refurbish one of the Los Angeles County transit system's busiest light-rail stations.

L.A.'s Sunset Strip Goes Corporate: Whisky a Gone Gone

Michael Tullberg/Getty Images Los Angeles County's fabled Sunset Strip -- home to numerous legendary nightclubs -- is going corporate. Goodbye, Rat Pack and Guns N' Roses; hello, Marriott International (MAR). Gangsters and Guitarists Through...Show More Summary

Blue Moon Diamond at Natural History Museum: Look at the amazing rock

The Blue Moon Diamond, one of the world's biggest, most perfect blue diamonds, goes on display at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County on Saturday.

L.A. County heat alerts declared; cooling centers to open

Dozens of cooling centers are opening across Los Angeles County as a potentially record-setting heat wave settles over Southern California.

Sheriff's Department makes some violent crimes appear more serious

An initial review of crime statistics at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released Thursday found that the agency tends to overstate violent crime.

Former L.A. County deputy pleads not guilty in child porn case

A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to child porn charges stemming from a months-long investigation by state and federal authorities earlier this year.

Alphonse Edward Perkins, 50

Alphonse Edward Perkins, a 50-year-old black man, was killed in an officer-involved shooting with a Los Angeles Police Department officer Monday, Sept. 8, in Vermont Knolls, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. About 2Show More Summary

James Edson Gillis, 87

James Edson Gillis, an 87-year-old white man, was found dead Friday, Sept. 5, in the 31900 block of Emerald Lane in Castaic, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Shortly after 9 a.m., Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were called to a local Walgreens because a woman walked in and told employees to call 911, said Lt. Show More Summary

Outside group raises $310,000 from business interests backing Shriver

As they did in the primary, business interests have banded together to support candidate Bobby Shriver's bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new records show.

Former L.A. County sheriff's deputy pleads no contest to ticket-fixing

A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy pleaded no contest Wednesday to accepting bribes in exchange for fixing traffic tickets before they were filed in court.

Brush fire erupts above San Dimas; air attack underway

Hundreds of Los Angeles County firefighters are battling a brush fire that broke out early Wednesday in the hills above San Dimas.

Dr. Jane G. Pisano, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's President and Director, to retire

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Sarah Meeker Jensen, President of the Board of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and Paul G. Haaga, Jr., Chairman, today announced that Dr. Jane G. Pisano has informed the Board of her intention to retire as President and Director of the institution she has led since 2001. Show More Summary

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