Hahn Proclaims Local Emergency for Getty Fire and Oak Fire

Los Angeles, CA – Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Janice Hahn has proclaimed a local emergency in the County of Los Angeles in response to the Getty Fire in Los Angeles and the Oak Fire in Calabasas. This is the third local fire emergency she has proclaimed in less than three weeks.

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Supervisor Hahn Proclaims Local Emergency for Tick Fire

Los Angeles, CA - Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Janice Hahn has proclaimed a local emergency in the County of Los Angeles in response to the Tick Fire. The Tick Fire started in unincorporated Agua Dulce and spread rapidly to the City of Santa Clarita. It has burned over 4,300 acres and 40,000 residents are currently under evacuation orders.

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Supervisor Hahn Says Woolsey Fire After Action Report Shows Need for More Firefighters

Los Angeles, CA— LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn says that a draft comprehensive review of the Woolsey Fire response released today shows that the Los Angeles County Fire Department needs more firefighters and firefighter/paramedics. 

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Supervisor Hahn Honors Probation Officer Who Saved Young Norwalk Boy From Oncoming Train

Los Angeles, CA — At today’s Board of Supervisors Meeting, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Janice Hahn joined Supervisor Sheila Kuehl in honoring an LA County Probation Officer who helped save the life of a young boy in Norwalk earlier this month.

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LA County to Use $134 Million Lead Paint Settlement to Remove Lead from Homes

Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Chair Janice Hahn and Supervisor Kathryn Barger to use a recent $134 million settlement to remove lead paint from thousands of homes in LA County, thus protecting children now and for generations to come from toxic lead poisoning.

 

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LA County to Assess American Indian and Alaska Native Homelessness

Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Board Chair Janice Hahn and Supervisor Hilda Solis to assess and address the specific needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) individuals experiencing homelessness in LA County.

“A dark history of racism, genocide, and systemic discrimination make American Indians more likely to experience poverty and homelessness,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “We need a better understanding of how many members of these communities are experiencing homelessness and we need to put in place culturally-inclusive services to help lift them off the streets and into homes.”

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Supervisor Janice Hahn Thanks CEO Sachi Hamai for Decades of Service to LA County

Los Angeles, CA— Today, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Janice Hahn released the following statement upon the announcement that LA County’s Chief Executive Officer Sachi Hamai plans to retire this upcoming February:

“Sachi Hamai has been a force in the County. As CEO, she balanced the County’s $36.1 billion budget, helped us earn the highest credit rating in history, and oversaw the implementation of Measure H. She has been a champion for women in leadership roles and has set an invaluable example as the County’s first-ever Asian-American woman CEO. She is leaving LA County in a better and more capable place than when she started.  We thank her for her decades of service and wish her well in her next endeavor.”

Get the Ready Set Go Guide and Prepare for Fire Season

Santa Ana winds and low humidity have brought wildfires to LA County. As our firefighters continue to work night and day to protect the communities impacted by the Saddleridge Fire, make sure that you and your loved ones have a plan in case of a wildfire near you. 

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Supervisor Hahn Proclaims Local Emergency in LA County to Support Saddleridge Fire Response

Los Angeles, CA — Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Janice Hahn has proclaimed a local emergency in the County of Los Angeles in response to the Saddleridge Fire. The Saddleridge Fire has burned 7,500 acres and threatens more than 13,000 residences in the San Fernando Valley. Mandatory evacuations are taking place for approximately 100,000 people.

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Missing 67-Year-Old Inglewood Resident with Alzheimer's Found Safe Thanks to LA Found

Los Angeles, CA— A missing 67-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s has been found safe thanks to the County’s L.A. Found program.

Bobbie Fisher, an Inglewood resident, was reported missing by her family Tuesday, October 8 at 8pm after being gone for several hours. In September of this year, Ms. Fisher's family had enrolled her in LA County’s L.A. Found program which supplied her with a Project Lifesaver bracelet so that the Sheriff’s department could track her location if she went missing.

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