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.
The only way to eliminate the risk to our community is to remove this chemical from our refineries. Anything less than [...] Read more
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 [...] Read more
Posted by Liz Odendahl September 06, 2019 4:52 PMSupervisor 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 [...] Read more
Los Angeles, CA—Today, Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis directed almost $2 million in county funding to an innovative program coordinating homeless services in the Gateway Cities region.
“Since we started funding this program, we have been able to lift over 2,000 people off of the streets of the Gateway Cities and into [...] Read more
Torrance, CA— On Wednesday, September 18, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Torrance Mayor Pat Furey, and other local officials and medical professionals held a press conference to mark the UCLA Mobile Stroke Unit’s expansion to several cities in the South Bay.
(From Left to Right) Torrance Mayor Pat Furey, Supervisor Janice Hahn, Dr. May Nour, Henry [...] Read more
Quemetco is a Battery Recycling plant in the City of Industry neighboring Hacienda Heights. According to the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) and South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) operations at the plant may have released harmful levels of lead and arsenic into surrounding communities of Hacienda Heights, La Puente, and Avocado Heights. [...] Read more
Posted by Liz Odendahl September 24, 2019 12:01 PMSupervisors Back Hong Kong Citizens in Struggle for Democracy
Los Angeles, CA— Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, led by Chair Janice Hahn voiced their support for the residents of Hong Kong engaged in massive peaceful [...] Read more
Posted by Liz Odendahl September 24, 2019 3:25 PMBoard Passes Ordinance to Ban Sale of Flavored Tobacco in Unincorporated Areas
Los Angeles, CA— Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of an ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco in unincorporated [...] Read more
Posted by Liz Odendahl September 24, 2019 5:08 PMHahn Votes for Body-Worn Cameras
Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to begin implementation of a body-worn camera program for the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Chair of the Board, Supervisor Janice Hahn [...] Read more
Posted by Liz Odendahl October 11, 2019 5:21 PMGet 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 [...] Read more