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.

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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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Individuals Missing Long Beach Man Tracked and Saved Using LA Found Bracelet

Long Beach, CA- This afternoon, a 60-year-old man with schizophrenia who had gone missing was found using an LA Found trackable bracelet. 

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County Will Explore Master Leasing Motels for Interim Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals

Los Angeles, CA-- Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal by Board Chair Janice Hahn to explore master leasing agreements with motels across the County in order to use rooms as interim housing for chronically homeless individuals. The County will also evaluate whether the same motel parking lots could be sites for Safe Parking programs.

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