L.A. County

Local Contractor Helps Build Metro Rail Project, Thanks to CDAB Program

KPA Constructors has played a noteworthy role on the $1.8 billion LA Metro Regional Connector project, which opens on June 16, due in large part to the LA Regional Contractor Development and Bonding Program (CDABP), which assists small and diverse firms in overcoming barriers, building their capacities, and winning government contracts. 

It’s Time for L.A. County to Update How it Governs to More Equitably Serve its 10 Million Residents

To many, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors remains a powerful, yet mysterious body. For too long we’ve accepted that it can function a bit like Oz. If, as a county, we aspire to emerge a more equitable and just region after the throes of the pandemic – governance transformation is a critical step. COVID-19 shone a light on the inherent inequity in how all levels of government have made policy and investments that have intentionally left behind entire communities. Were we blind, blind folded or indifferent to these systemic inequities? Regardless of the impairment, transparency and participation or

Fair Chance Hiring Program Gives Another Chance 

On Friday, January 27, Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly Mitchell, the Department of Economic Opportunity, business and community leaders launched the Fair Chance Hiring Program designed to create hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to employing system-impacted individuals this year. 

Church and State Unite to Hold Conference for Formerly Incarcerated

Apostle Ronald C. Hill, Sr. of Love and Unity Christian Fellowship will host the “Life Before & After Prison Conference” for the formerly incarcerated, featuring, among many highlights, the testimony of former mayor and congressman Pastor Walter R. Tucker III of Truth and Love Christian Church. The day and a half conference will be held on the evening of Friday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. and all day on Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A Note from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: Every Drop Counts

Our city didn’t just become one of the most water efficient cities in the world overnight. We pulled together, and have achieved so much … but we have further to go if we want our children and grandchildren to be able to turn on the tap with confidence.

Rhambo Emerges as Top Challenger To Villanueva, Outraising All Opposition 

Continuing to demonstrate his status as the top challenger to incumbent L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, LAX Police Chief Cecil Rhambo’s campaign announced that he had raised $212,993 in the fundraising quarter ending December 31, the most of any candidate running against Villanueva during that period.  

LA County Reports Nearly 45,000 New COVID Cases Over the Weekend

Los Angeles County reported nearly 45,000 new cases of COVID-19 this weekend, an alarmingly high number in light of the typical delays in weekend reporting. Officials reported 23,553 new cases for Saturday, and another 21,200 positive tests Sunday, after a one-day record of 27,091 new infections were reported Friday.


Every ten years in the United States, new political lines are drawn to create “more equitable districts” at every level of government.   In 2020 – 2021, for the first time a Citizens Redistricting Commission is drawing lines for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

The World Health Organization is Calling for Equitable Access to Vaccines and More

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of nearly 5 million people around the globe and is still active. The World Health Organization (WHO) urged leaders attending the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to guarantee equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and other life-saving tools to be prepared for future pandemics.