Banning Fast Food Doesn’t Make People Skinny

Banning Fast Food Doesn’t Make People Skinny

A 2008 ban on new fast-food restaurants in South L.A. has failed to cut the obesity rate, a Rand study says By SOUMYA KARLAMANGLA Seven years ago, Los Angeles made national headlines with a novel attempt to reduce obesity in South L.A. by banning new fast-food...

Officers Suing After They Were Fired For Not Writing Enough Tickets

Six Whittier police officers say they faced retaliation for refusing to meet ticket and arrest quotas Half-dozen Whittier police officers sue over alleged ticket quotas Officers Jim Azpilicueta, Anthony Gonzalez, Mike Rosario, Nancy Ogle, Steve Johnson and Cpl. Joseph...
LAPD Officers Shoot And Kill Homeless Man After Street Altercation

LAPD Officers Shoot And Kill Homeless Man After Street Altercation

A video taken by a passerby appears to show police officers wrestling the man to the ground before shots are heard Police officers shot and killed a homeless man in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday in a dramatic confrontation caught on video. Five officers grappled on a...