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Former sheriff ordered to report to federal prison Feb. 5

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been ordered to turn himself in no later than Feb. 5 to begin serving a three-year federal prison sentence for obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017, but has remained Read More…

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Supervisors delay budget action on downtown jail

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted June 24 to pull back some funding for a widely criticized downtown mental health jail, but stopped short of canceling work related to the project. During a meeting to finalize the 2019-20 county budget, Chief Executive Officer Sachi Hamai made a last-minute recommendation to allocate just Read More…

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Coalition asks county to cancel plans to build more jails

LOS ANGELES — Dozens of protesters rallied in downtown Sept. 26 to urge the Board of Supervisors not to spend money on new jail construction, blocking a major thoroughfare and bringing traffic in the Civic Center area to a crawl. Justice LA, a coalition of more than 40 community organizations, aimed to “send a message Read More…