14Feb

Supervisors Proclaim February 19, 2017 as a Day of Remembrance

Today, the Board of Supervisors proclaimed February 19, 2017 as a Day of Remembrance to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 which authorized the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.  The motion was cosponsored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and passed with unanimous support. […]

14Feb

Supervisors Launch County Temporary Worker Registry Pilot Program

LOS ANGELES- Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the implementation of a 24-month Temporary Services Registry pilot project starting in April of this year. The motion, offered by Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, aims to create an alternative for the County’s reliance on private temporary worker agencies and a pipeline […]

10Feb

Supervisor Hahn Releases Statement on ICE Raids Across LA County

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement in response to reports that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had arrested 160 people across Los Angeles County and Southern California in immigration raids: “Reports of ICE raids in homes and workplaces are alarming and only add to widespread fear among our local immigrant communities. […]

07Feb

Board Passes Hahn-Kuehl Motion to Begin Implementation of Proposition 64—Legalized Cannabis in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles, CA—Today, in a motion co-authored by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl, the Board voted to take steps to establish a comprehensive regulatory framework for legalized cannabis coordinated with existing state laws in preparation for the implementation of Proposition 64 next January. The motion asks the CEO and County Departments to identify best […]

07Feb

Tribute to Michael Justice (1955-2017)

Michael Justice, a local photographer and dear friend of mine, was aboard a helicopter that crashed into the Port of Los Angeles last month. Michael was talented, dedicated and passionate. His photos are stunning. They bring the port to life and made our community proud. I consider myself lucky to have known Michael. My thoughts, prayers, […]

31Jan

Supervisor Hahn Secures Funding for New Los Nietos Community and Senior Center in Whittier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2017 Contact: Liz Odendahl lodendahl@bos.lacounty.gov (213) 379-6301 Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn secured funding from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to move forward with plans to remodel and renovate the Los Nietos Community and Senior Center in the unincorporated area of South Whittier. “Los Nietos Community and […]

31Jan

Supervisors Hahn and Ridley-Thomas Fund Strategic Effort to Address Homelessness in South Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2017 Contact: Liz Odendahl lodendahl@bos.lacounty.gov (213) 379-6301 Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a program initiated by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Mark Ridley-Thomas to fund a continued partnership with People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) and South Bay Cities to strategically address homelessness in the South […]