Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has lost an appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI.
In a seven-page ruling Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Baca’s claim that jurors in his trial should have been aware he suffered from Alzheimer’s...
By Matt Reynolds, Courthouse News
LOS ANGELES (CN) – Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been denied bond pending the appeal of his conviction for obstructing a federal investigation into county jails.
In a ruling on Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson said Baca did not “raise...
By Matt Reynolds
A federal judge on Friday sentenced former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca to three years in prison for obstructing a federal investigation, delivering a stinging rebuke to the official for trying to blame his closest aide and leverage a medical condition to avoid jail time.
Sheriff Lee Baca
In former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s obstruction trial, a prosecutor likened efforts to obstruct the FBI investigation to a chess match in which Baca was the king, and his underlings were pawns. In contrast, Baca argued that his involvement in the scheme was non-existent,...
Sheriff Lee Baca
Jurors began deliberations Monday afternoon in the second obstruction trial of former Sheriff Lee Baca, whom prosecutors say conspired with his underlings to thwart an investigation into inmate abuse at two jails.
After U.S District Judge Percy Anderson had instructed them, the 12 members...
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal investigators during a probe of the county’s jail system.
In a plea agreement filed Wednesday morning in United States District Court, Baca admitted that he lied to the FBI and the United States Attorney’s...
Two long-time William S. Hart Union High School District football coaches, Mike Herrington and Harry Welch, have been named to the inaugural class of the new California High School Football Hall of Fame.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Girl Scouts of the USA announced the new Raspberry Rally cookie will join the nationwide lineup for the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season. The thin, crispy cookie is a “sister” cookie to the beloved Thin Mints, infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same chocolaty coating.
The Valley Industry Association has a keen interest in our local, state and federal elected officials. The Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.