Public Safety

Top Story: Jail alternatives gain momentum

Jail alternatives gain momentum In recent months, a single word has dominated Los Angeles’ criminal justice debate, one that’s positioned the county’s top prosecutor as a champion of reform… [Read more]
Community Law Enforcement
Elementary, my dear camper

Elementary, my dear camper

It’s been a while since his dad noticed the ad for the summer camp in the local Agoura Hills newspaper. Still, the experience made an… [Read more]
Justice and the Courts
Capturing money for women’s jail

Capturing money for women’s jail

For months, problems inside Los Angeles County’s jail system for men have taken center stage at Board of Supervisors meetings. This week, it was the… [Read more]
Disaster Readiness and Relief
Public health’s master of disaster

Public health’s master of disaster

When Monday’s 4.4 earthquake struck Los Angeles, Stella Fogleman reacted like many parents—quickly stretching her arms over her two young children who had crawled into… [Read more]