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Brad Pye Jr., Trailblazing Sports Writer and Broadcaster, Passes Away
July 9, 2020
His career with L.A. County began in August 1987 as a deputy in Hahn’s Second District. Promoted to assistant chief deputy within three short months, Pye became a spokesperson for Hahn, and said, “I was his voice in ensuring that constituents were treated fairly and each complaint resolved in a timely manner.” ... read more »
L.A. Metro to Require Use of Face Coverings on Metro Transit System Beginning May 11
May 7, 2020
Consistent with the countywide public health order requiring the use of face coverings in public places, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will require all transit riders to wear face coverings when using the Metro Bus and Rail system beginning Monday, May 11. ... read more »
Housing the Homeless: COVID-19 Has Forced California’s Hand
April 30, 2020
Earlier this month, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that California was the first state in the nation to secure Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to place unsheltered people in hotel rooms at no cost to them. The state’s action is providing safe isolation for tens of thousands of homeless Californians during the global COVID-19 pandemic.     ... read more »
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Keeping Vulnerable Homeless Seniors Housed Post-Pandemic
April 16, 2020
“We’re using unprecedented resources to bring people off the streets and indoors during this pandemic,” Supervisor Hahn said. “This is the level of urgency that the homeless crisis has demanded for years and when the day comes that this pandemic is behind us, we need to ensure that we can take advantage of the progress we have made and make sure that the people we have found shelter do not end up back on the streets.”  ... read more »
L.A. County Declares State of Emergency for Coronavirus
March 6, 2020
Stressing that they were acting out of "an abundance of caution'' and not panic, Los Angeles city and county officials today declared a state of emergency for the novel coronavirus, as six new cases of the disease were revealed in the county in the last 48 hours. ... read more »
L.A. County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Supervisor Janice Hahn seek Ethnic Media’s help to save lives!
January 30, 2020
Local voters will have to approve the six cents per square foot parcel tax with a 2/3rds vote. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Leaders Honor McNair as Tuskegee University’s First Female President
October 24, 2019
The Board of Supervisors presented McNair with a scroll commemorating her day of honor at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Downtown Los Angeles. ... read more »
County Public Housing Youth Get Ready For The New School Year
August 23, 2019
More Than 1,200 Educational Resources and School Supplies Distributed at Annual Back to School Jams Throughout the month of August, the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) hosted its annual series of Back to School Jams at the Carmelitos, ... read more »
50 years after the 911 system was launched, L.A. County Fire Department struggles to keep up with soaring call rate
August 16, 2019
On August 1, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) held a press briefing at Station No. 31 in Paramount to discuss its most pressing challenges in the face of a growing call volume and intensifying wildfires. Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Assistant Fire Chief Eleni Pappas sat on a large panel of firefighters and paramedics, who shared their stories from the frontlines. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn also spoke on the panel, urging the media to inform the public of their role in improving the fourth-busiest fire department in the country. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew and L.A. County Collaborate on a New Psychiatry Residency Program
April 26, 2019
The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) and the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services have collaborated on an innovative medical residency program designed to address one of the most important yet under the radar issues affecting south Los Angeles residents: effective culturally-appropriate mental health treatment. ... read more »
Supervisors Propose LA County Youth Advisory Body
April 16, 2019
Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl recommended creating a permanent Youth Advisory Body to give young people a voice in the creation and implementation of County policy matters that impact them.  ... read more »
GLAAACC Pays Tribute To Business Leaders
April 11, 2019
For the 26th year, the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) recognized individuals and corporations that championed the organization’s mission to “advocate and promote the economic growth and development of African American business.” ... read more »
GLAAACC Honors Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Janice Hahn with Public Service Award
February 21, 2019
The awards ceremony pays tribute to individuals, small businesses and corporations who have contributed to the economic growth and development of the African American small business community. ... read more »
Community Based Treatment, Not Jail Replacement: A New Plan of Care for LA County
February 11, 2019
In response to Federal investigations of the poor conditions within LA County Jails, and the increase of imprisoned people with mental illnesses which has now reached 70 percent of the jail population, Supervisors of LA County planned to vote February 12th on a new “Mental Health Jail,” formally known as the “Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility,” instead of diverting people who shouldn’t be in jail in the first place. ... read more »
Black History Month News: Rev. Dr. Alexander Hamilton
February 7, 2019
In celebration of Black History Month, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas presented a scroll to the Reverend Dr. Alexander Hamilton, who arranged the late Aretha Franklin’s Grammy-Award winning gospel album Amazing Grace, among many other stellar musical achievements. ... read more »
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