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Local EV Policies Can Clean Air, Save Black Lives if Done Right
October 15, 2020
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. ... read more »
Contract for Body-Worn Cameras for the LA County Sheriff’s Department Finalized
August 12, 2020
The contract for the body-worn camera program that will ensure greater accountability of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been finalized, enabling the Department to now order cameras and equipment at its discretion starting today. ... read more »
Millions of dollars will be allocated towards rental assistance for Multiple L.A. Areas.
May 14, 2020
Supervisor Hilda Solis allocated 1.6 million dollars towards rental assistance for her district. The first district includes downtown L.A., Pomona, Eagle Rock, and South Gate. The relief will be three thousand dollars over the course of three months. ... read more »
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L.A. County Approves Pilot for Jobs Program at Women’s Jail
July 1, 2019
The Board of Supervisors today approved a pilot jobs training program at the county's women's jail, aiming to lower recidivism rates. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl recommended the program, which is expected to serve 200 women at Century Regional Detention Facility over two years. ... read more »
L.A. County Approves $460 Million in Homeless Initiatives
May 17, 2019
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. ... read more »
Oversight Commission Asks Inspector General to Review Deputy Cliques
April 26, 2019
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. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Proposes to Ban the Sale of Menthol Cigarettes But Serious Unintended Consequences  
March 12, 2019
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.  ... read more »
State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Joins the Race for 2nd District Supervisor Seat 
February 21, 2019
Last Thursday, February 14, 2019, State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell announced that she is entering the race for the 2nd District seat on the Board of Supervisors.  ... read more »
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Missing L.A. County Voter Names Blamed on Software Bug
August 1, 2018
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. ... read more »
$453 Million Vermont Corridor Transformation Moves Forward Gensler
May 24, 2018
The Project spans three sites on and around South Vermont Avenue, between Fourth and Sixth Streets ... read more »
Pioneering Medical Researcher Honored
August 31, 2017
Acting on a motion by its chairman, Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors awarded a scroll to pioneering hematologist Dr. Yutaka Niihara, whose research recently led to a breakthrough in the treatment of a painful blood condition that primarily affects African American communities. ... read more »
Supervisors Vote for Construction Apprenticeships
March 29, 2017
The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to expand the number of trade apprenticeships on county construction projects. ... read more »
Board Declares Emergency and Places Homeless Initiative on Ballot
December 15, 2016
It was one of the first acts of the newly reconstituted Board ... read more »
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