Supervisor Hahn Disappointed in SCAQMD Vote to Allow Refineries Continued Use of Deadly Chemical in Torrance and Wilmington

Diamond Bar, CA— Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn is speaking out against the SCAQMD Governing Board’s decision to drop their pursuit of a rule that would phase out and ban the use of deadly Modified Hydrofluoric Acid (MHF) at local refineries.  Refineries had proffered a series of voluntary safety measures in exchange for the Board dropping the rulemaking process as well as dropping pursuit of a possible MOU.

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Hahn Marks One Year Anniversary of LA Found

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn marked the one-year anniversary of the L.A. Found program by visiting Alex Vargas, a man with Alzheimer’s who is one of 12 people who have been found safely using the program.  With L.A. Found, LA County has distributed trackable wristbands to individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and autism so that they can be located if they wander away.

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Department of Public Health: Refinery Chemical Jeopardizes Health and Safety

The County’s public health experts have written a letter to the South Coast Air Quality Management District warning us that hydrofluoric acid threatens the lives of workers and residents alike in Torrance and Wilmington.

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Hahn Releases Statement on Audit of LAHSA Outreach

Los Angeles, CA— Today, Chair of the LA County Board of Supervisors Janice Hahn released the following statement regarding an audit by Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin which raised questions about the effectiveness of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s (LAHSA) outreach:

 

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Los Angeles County Dramatically Expands School Violence Prevention Program

Torrance, CA-- Los Angeles County has dramatically expanded a school violence prevention program in the wake of recent mass shootings and in time for the back-to-school season.

Photo Credit:Martin Zamora

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Hahn Celebrates LA Found's 10th and 11th Saves

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn is celebrating her signature program’s tenth and eleventh saves since the program launched last September.

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Missing Norwalk Man with Alzheimer’s Located Minutes after Being Reported Missing Using County’s LA Found Bracelet

Norwalk, CA- This afternoon, a 71-year-old Norwalk man with Alzheimer’s was located minutes after being reported missing using the County’s LA Found program. The program is designed to help locate people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism, or other impairments who may wander away and go missing.

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County to Explore Expanding OIG Authority to Investigate Sheriff’s Deputy Secret Societies

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to explore giving the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) greater authority to investigate deputy secret societies as well as subpoena power to review other matters involving the Sheriff’s Department.

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Hahn Launches UCLA Mobile Stroke Unit in Long Beach

Long Beach, CA— Today, the West Coast’s first Mobile Stroke Unit began operating in the City of Long Beach. 

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Hahn Seeks Economic Analysis of Port Automation’s Impact on Local Economy

Los Angeles, CA— Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal by Supervisor Janice Hahn to study the potential economic impact of automation at the Port of Los Angeles.

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