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County seeks cooperation on homeless

LOS ANGELES — Elected officials and housing advocates from across Los Angeles County have reinforced their commitment to working together to solve the problem of homelessness, even as communities push back against development in their own backyards. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined Los Angeles City Councilmen Jose Huizar and Marqueece Harris-Dawson Aug. 22 on the steps Read More…

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Supervisors say Obamacare repeal would hurt

LOS ANGELES — Four of the five members of the Board of Supervisors said June 27 that the pending Senate bill to repeal Obamacare would be a damaging step backward for Los Angeles County. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, flanked by fellow Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas, Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis, told health care providers and community advocates Read More…

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Supervisors to spend $1 million on immigrant legal aid fund

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted June 20 to contribute $1 million to a legal aid fund for people at risk of deportation and confirmed that anyone convicted of a violent felony will not be eligible to benefit from the fund. The eligibility requirements for the county’s share of the L.A. Justice Read More…