Board of Supervisors

L.A. County Board Advances Discrimination-Prevention Efforts

It’s been nearly two years since the county Board of Supervisors approved a motion calling for the convening of a countywide “prevention services task force,” and on July 25, the board agreed to implement the panel’s recommendations aimed at preventing discrimination in all county operations.

Osby ‘Looking Forward to Next Chapter’

“I have a lot of emotions,” said Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, who announced his retirement after almost four decades with the department. After 11 years at the helm, he will serve his last day on July 30.

Local EV Policies Can Clean Air, Save Black Lives if Done Right

Air quality has been a daily concern for all Californians in recent weeks due to the fires ravaging our state, but the truth is pollution has been choking Black and Brown communities for generations. It is time to hold our elected leaders accountable and ensure our voices are heard on important policies affecting our ability to breathe.

L.A. County Approves $460 Million in Homeless Initiatives

The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County today approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home.

Oversight Commission Asks Inspector General to Review Deputy Cliques

The watchdog panel that oversees the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department asked the county’s inspector general to conduct an inquiry into secret deputy cliques that have proliferated for years and been implicated in violence against jail inmates and harassment of fellow deputies.

Los Angeles County Proposes to Ban the Sale of Menthol Cigarettes But Serious Unintended Consequences  

The National Action Network (NAN),one of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations with chapters throughout the entire United States, is focused on promoting a civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice and equity for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender. 

Missing L.A. County Voter Names Blamed on Software Bug

The Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk said roster problem ultimately affected approximately 12,000 voters who went to the polls and had to cast provisional ballots, which were processed and counted as part of the official election results. No voters were removed from voting rolls because of the roster error, and the right to vote was never at issue, the clerk’s office said.