Terry Francke

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Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said yesterday, " The obsession with leaks … exceeds the obsession with child deaths."  He was the lone dissenter in a 4-to-1 vote to…

Child Welfare Records: The Latest LA Confidential

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said yesterday, " The obsession with leaks … exceeds the obsession with child deaths."  He was the lone dissenter in a 4-to-1 vote to…

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When actor Mel Gibson was arrested in 2006, the LA County Sheriff's Department played it as a routine stop for drunk driving.

Did the Sheriff's Department Illegally Search Reporter's Records?

When actor Mel Gibson was arrested in 2006, the LA County Sheriff's Department played it as a routine stop for drunk driving.

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