• Raiders look for short-term lease before long-term home

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With the Oakland Raiders’ hopes of moving to Los Angeles on hold right now, Mayor Libby Schaaf said the team’s primary focus is on securing a lease to remain at the Coliseum for the 2016 season.

  • In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 photo, members of the industry group Club Owners Against Sex Trafficking attend a presentation by a U.S. Department of Homeland Security agent teaching owners of strip clubs and strippers how to spot sex traffickers, at the Burbank Community Services Building in Burbank, Calif. ICE officials had learned that operators of such clubs were often clueless about spotting sex traffickers. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Strip clubs team up with authorities to bust sex traffickers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne Angebrandt wasn’t all that surprised when his bosses at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security asked their expert on sex trafficking to put together a public presentation on how to spot its signs.

  • IOC president visits Los Angeles as city bids for 2024 Games

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the International Olympic Committee said a lot of nice things about Los Angeles on Monday after visiting proposed venues for the 2024 Games. But if he has a favorite among the four cities competing to host the international competition, he didn’t share it.