District Attorney Jackie Lacey Concedes to Challenger George Gasc贸n in Emotional Speech

After eight years in office and amid widespread outcry from social justice activists, the controversial DA is out
judge david o. carter

Inside a Judge’s Controversial Crusade to Solve Homelessness in L.A.

As he presides over a lawsuit against the city and county over conditions in homeless encampments, 76-year-old Judge David O. Carter finds himself at the crux of one of the most pressing issues in the region
money cash donald trump donors

Who’s Getting Money from Whom? A Closer Look at the Huge Fundraising Hauls in Notable L.A. Races

Big races mean big fundraising tallies. Here's a rundown of some of the jaw-dropping financial figures in local political races
david ryu and nithya raman

The Battle Between Nithya Raman and David Ryu Is a Glimpse at the Future of L.A. Politics

A progressive incumbent is being challenged by an even more progressive urban planner with big grassroots support in City Council District 4. What the race means for city hall dynamics
district 10 city council race

Can a Vocal City Hall Critic Win Against a 30-Year Veteran of L.A. Politics?

A look at the contest between Grace Yoo and Mark Ridley-Thomas for Herb Wesson鈥檚 District 10 seat on the City Council
chinese developer corruption scandal

Chinese Developer Agrees to Pay More Than $1 Million in City Hall Corruption Case

The company behind a $700 million DTLA project was accused of bribing public officials to get permits and approvals
kevin de leon

Can Jose Huizar’s Elected Successor Convince His Constituents to Trust City Hall?

In a candid interview, incoming District 14 councilman Kevin de Le贸n talks about the challenges and opportunities ahead
jose huizar corruption

The Fall of Councilman Jose Huizar Isn鈥檛 Only Astounding. It鈥檚 Disappointing

A journalist who鈥檚 covered the District 14 councilman鈥檚 political career since the beginning laments a political mess
luxe downtown la development corruption scandal luxe

Will the City Hall Corruption Scandal Doom a Massive DTLA Development?

Officials are seeking to revoke permits for an L.A. Live-adjacent megaproject that City Attorney Mike Feuer has called 鈥漚 product of corruption鈥
jose huizar arrested

Could Jose Huizar’s Arrest Lead to a Bigger Fish in the City Hall Corruption Scandal?

As U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna suggested, L.A. should "stay tuned"