Vernon, CA – Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is renewing her call for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to temporarily shut down the Sterigenics facility in the City of Vernon. The medical equipment sterilization plant has been emitting elevated and dangerous levels of Ethelyne Oxide, a known human carcinogen, threatening [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger have proposed a new education campaign that would inform local students about how to report potential threats of school violence.
The School Threat Assessment Response Teams (START) program was created in 2009 as a way to prevent school violence. In 2019, Supervisors Hahn [...] Read more
b LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn has named public health expert and Long Beach resident Jennifer Ponce, MPH, to serve on the County’s Community Prevention and Population Health Task Force.
“There has never been a more important time for us as a County to focus on our approach to health equity for all of our residents,” [...] Read more
Manhattan Beach, CA– This morning, less than two years after she announced her intention to return Bruce’s Beach to the Bruce family, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn celebrated the official transfer of the property to the great grandsons of Willa and Charles Bruce. Hahn joined Supervisor Holly Mitchell, Senator Steven Bradford, members of the [...] Read more
Downey, CA – This morning, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn offered remarks and cut the ribbon on the Rancho Los Amigos Sports Complex, a new $12.5 million sports field complex in southwest Downey brought about through a collaboration between Supervisor Hahn’s office and the City of Downey. Downey Mayor Blanca Pacheco, Downey City Councilmembers, and [...] Read more
Vernon, CA—Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement after learning that the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has issued an order of abatement against Sterigenics, a medical equipment sterilization facility in Vernon which is emitting elevated levels of ethylene oxide, a known carcinogen:
“Finally, we have some action from the [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA – Today, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn named two community leaders and educators to serve on the County’s Commission on Human Relations – Hawaiian Gardens resident Dandy De Paula and Whittier resident Lisa Michelle Dabbs.
“The Commission on Human Relations has the monumental and important task of combating prejudice and hate in an [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn appointed Palos Verdes Estates resident Jonathan Beutler to the Los Angeles County Library Commission.
“LA County’s libraries are where our residents can experience the world through literature and culture,” said Supervisor Hahn. “Jonathan’s perspective and unique experiences from around the world will really enrich the [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is promoting “Lunch at the Library” after the County accepted a $56,250 grant from the California State Library to continue the free lunch program this summer. The program provides free sack lunches for children and teens that can be picked up at participating [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion from Chair Holly J. Mitchell and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that returns Bruce’s Beach to the great-grandsons of Charles and Willa Bruce. Marking the first time in the history of Los Angeles County that land will be returned [...] Read more