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With LAUSD Schools Closed, the Superintendent’s Dealmaking Ability Is Being Put to the Test

Austin Beutner is getting education programs online and wireless internet access into students’ homes, but there are bumps aplenty
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Trump’s EPA Has Slashed Obama Era Pollution Standards for New Cars

As the world grapples with a respiratory illness, the administration lowers air pollution regulations for automakers
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The Coronavirus Will Be Mayor Garcetti’s Biggest Test Yet

The legacy of every L.A. mayor in recent memory has been defined by a crisis—this is Garcetti's
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The FBI’s Shocking Case Against a Former L.A. Councilman Could Be the Tip of the Iceberg

A deeper look at what we know about troubling past and uncertain future of former Valley rep Mitch Englander
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City Attorney Mike Feuer Tells Us About His ‘Neighborhood Centered’ Run for Mayor

The city’s self-proclaimed ”chief problem solver” is the first person to announce a run for mayor in 2022
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Former Valley Councilman Mitch Englander Indicted for Allegedly Accepting Cash and More

According to the FBI, Englander accepted services from a female escort, $1,000 in casino gambling chips, $34,000 in bottle service at a nightclub, among other things
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How Jackie Lacey Managed to Dominate the DA’s Race Despite Strong Opposition

Ballots are still being counted, but the controversial incumbent DA may get the votes she needs to avoid a runoff with a progressive challenger
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Inside the Shadowy World of Shen Yun and Its Secret Pro-Trump Ties

The touring dance extravaganza's parent organization is reportedly spending big bucks to promote the president on Facebook
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In California’s 25th District, the Fight for Katie Hill’s Seat Isn’t Over

Democrat Christy Smith appears to be headed to a runoff against a Republican candidate—but it's not who people had predicted
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L.A.’s New Voting System Is Getting Harsh Reviews after Super Tuesday Troubles

Long waits and tech glitches made for a less-than-super Election Day