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LA County Invests $300 Million in New Voting System
June 15, 2018
Los Angeles County officials voted today to spend roughly $300 million on a major redesign of its voting system in anticipation of the 2020 presidential election, ... read more »
Educator, CEO, and Reigning Mrs. California Pens Inspiring Book to Encourage Girls
May 3, 2018
Her first Children’s Book, Beauty Is, is inspired by her belief that beauty is undefined. Beauty Is, is a rhyming children’s book that takes you on a journey to find beauty and as with most adventures, you often find your answer right where you began. In the day and age where looks are altered and filtered, Beauty Is helps children see the beauty in everyone.   ... read more »
Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015
April 27, 2018
Pear said the number of gun homicides involving Black male victims dropped 32 percent from the peak in 2005 at 47 per 100,000 people to 31 per 100,000 in 2015. The homicide rate for Hispanic male victims was 6.7 per 100,000 in 2015, a 38 percent decline from its peak of 10.8 per 100,000 in 2005. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Sues Its Former Chief Lawyer
April 12, 2018
Los Angeles County is suing its former lead attorney, whose wrongful termination lawsuit against the entity was dismissed earlier this year, for allegedly putting his interests ahead of those of his former employer. ... read more »
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas appointed to national leadership position
March 8, 2018
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has been appointed chairman of the Nominating Committee of the National Association of Counties (NACo), which unites officials from the United States' 3,069 county governments to advocate with a collective voice on national policy. ... read more »
Woman, Two Others Charged in Connection with Hit-and-Run Fatal Crash in Playa Vista
March 2, 2018
Woman, Two Others Charged in Connection with Hit-and-Run Fatal Crash in Playa Vista ... read more »
Los Angeles Among Over 50 Counties Poised for Rural Internet
February 21, 2018
Los Angeles is among the over 50 counties that are on track to receive high-speed internet for their rural areas in the near future. ... read more »
Expanding Voter and Civic Engagement
February 21, 2018
The Sentencing Project, a research and advocacy center based in Washington, D.C., estimates that nearly 6 million Americans are ineligible to vote because of laws targeting those with previous criminal convictions. ... read more »
Redefining what it means to be homeless is long overdue for politically correct Los Angeles
February 8, 2018
It’s no secret that Los Angeles has a homelessness crisis--but what is less talked about are the homeless that we can’t see. ... read more »
Home Sales Dip in L.A. County 
December 21, 2017
The number of single-family homes sold in Los Angeles County dipped slightly in November, compared to the same month last year, the California Association of Realtors reported Monday.  ... read more »
Volunteer for the Homeless Count
November 30, 2017
LAHSA hopes to enlist even more volunteers for the next Homeless Count, scheduled January 23-25, 2018. ... read more »
L.A. County Sees Spike in Hate Crimes 
November 23, 2017
Los Angeles County saw a spike of 67 percent in hate crimes in 2016 where there was evidence of white supremacist ideology, compared with the previous year, according to a report released Thursday November 16.  ... read more »
City-County Partnership to Fight Homelessness Grows with Agreement on Supportive Housing 
November 23, 2017
 Los Angeles county and city officials have reached a key milestone in their partnership to create 10,000 units of permanent supportive housing over the next decade.  ... read more »
Housing Affordability in California Hits New Low
November 9, 2017
The effective composite interest rate in second-quarter 2017 was 4.09 percent and 3.76 percent in the third quarter of 2016. ... read more »
DACC Celebrates National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
November 7, 2017
You can help us reach our goal of placing animals into new, forever homes by adopting today. Your kindness will be repaid countless times by the love and affection of your new family member. ... read more »
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