In 2003, then-Santa Ana police officer and current Anaheim city council candidate Steve Lodge--he of the multiple police-brutality lawsuits filed against him--received a glowing profile in the Los Angeles Times by then-Orange County bureau reporter and current Pulitzer Prize winner Jeff Gottlieb. It ... More >>
Parole was denied for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten for the 19th time.Van Houten, who is behind bars at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, was convicted of murder and
conspiracy in the August 1969 slayings of wealthy grocers Leno and
Rosemary La Bianca.A model prisone ... More >>
The Los Angeles Times reported today that Susan Atkins, the former follower of Charles Manson and the convicted killer of actress Sharon Tate in 1969, could be released from a California prison after 37 years.
I profiled Atkins in 2002 after a prison interview because she stated then her hopes to l ... More >>