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Rhambo Emerges as Top Challenger To Villanueva, Outraising All Opposition 
February 9, 2022
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.   ... read more »
LA County Reports Nearly 45,000 New COVID Cases Over the Weekend
January 3, 2022
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. ... read more »
THE FIGHT OVER REDISTRICTING MOVES TO THE 2ND SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT
November 30, 2021
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. ... read more »
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COVID Vaccine/Test Mandate at Large LACo Outdoor Events Taking Effect
October 7, 2021
A new county health order will take effect late tonight requiring anyone aged 12 and over attending a large-scale outdoor event in Los Angeles County with 10,000 people or more -- such as college and pro football games -- to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test taken within 72 hours. ... read more »
The World Health Organization is Calling for Equitable Access to Vaccines and More
September 23, 2021
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. ... read more »
Public Health Calls for More Vaccinations, COVID-19 Rent Relief Program Reaches Milestone
September 16, 2021
While vaccination rates slightly increase, AB 832 is helping households struggling during the pandemic. ... read more »
LA County Again Reviewing COVID Guidelines For Youth Sports Athletes, Staff
August 23, 2021
Los Angeles County health officials today were taking another look at COVID-19 safety rules for youth sports, just days after posting guidelines that mandated weekly testing for players and staff, regardless of vaccination status, and required mask-wearing during indoor athletic events. ... read more »
Mitchell Joins LA-Tech to Connect South L.A. Youth with Industry Careers
July 22, 2021
L.A. County Supervisor Holly Mitchell announced a new initiative to connect 100 South L.A. youth to careers in the tech industry. ... read more »
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Public Health Monitors Variant Outbreaks, Urge Students to Get Vaccinated Before School Year
July 15, 2021
Los Angeles County is still dealing with the Delta Variant of COVID-19 as the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) stated they were investigating 55 ongoing outbreaks earlier this week, which had risen from 44 reported a month ago. These numbers according to Public Health are lower than what was observed in February, but vaccinations are still being recommended at the best safety precaution against the variant. ... read more »
DPSS Launches Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Campaign in the Fight Against Food Insecurity
May 6, 2021
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round. ... read more »
COVID-19 Surge Concerns L.A. County Health Officials and Warns Public to Follow Restrictions
December 3, 2020
The latest surge is bigger than the last and public officials warn it could get worse if the public doesn’t do its part in fighting COVID-19. ... read more »
L.A. County Votes to Settle Ryan Twyman DIS Shooting for $3.9 Million
November 12, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a $3.9 million settlement of a federal lawsuit brought by the family of Ryan Twyman, an unarmed 24-year-old Compton man shot to death in his car by sheriff's deputies in Willowbrook. ... read more »
Los Angeles City and County Officials Join USC Schaeffer to Launch COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot
October 29, 2020
Pilot will explore use of rapid testing among first responders and school-aged children ... read more »
The 15th Annual Taste of Soul Reveals Virtual Concert and Community Food Distribution
October 15, 2020
Despite COVID-19 Taste of Soul is still delivering food and music to the community. ... read more »
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Launch STAY HOUSED L.A. COUNTY
September 17, 2020
Stay Housed L.A. County is a partnership between the county of Los Angeles, legal aid groups and community-based organizations to provide emergency support to tenants in need. ... read more »
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