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County seeks parcel tax for firefighting funds

LOS ANGELES  — The county Board of Supervisors agreed Dec. 3 to place a parcel tax on the March ballot that would provide funding for more staffing and upgraded equipment for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Fire Chief Daryl Osby, who has held that job for nearly nine years, said calls for emergency medical Read More…

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Supervisors establish rent control in unincorporated areas of county

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Over protests from landlords and real estate brokers, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Sept. 11 in favor of an ordinance to temporarily limit rent increases to 3 percent in unincorporated areas of the county. Dozens of renters turned out carrying signs reading “The rent is Read More…

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Supervisors seek further study on jail reform initiative

By Jacqueline Fernandez Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The future of the Reform L.A. Jails initiative remains uncertain. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called for further study of the ballot measure that would give subpoena power to the Civilian Oversight Commission at its Sept. 11 meeting. The commission — established by the Board Read More…