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January 1, 1970

Los Angeles County Dramatically Expands School Violence Prevention Program

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

Today, LA County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger held a press conference with officials at Torrance High School to mark the expansion of this program and [...] Read more

January 1, 1970

Department of Public Health: Refinery Chemical Jeopardizes Health and Safety

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.

The only way to eliminate the risk to our community is to remove this chemical from our refineries. Anything less than [...] Read more

January 1, 1970

Hahn Marks One Year Anniversary of LA Found

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 [...] Read more

January 1, 1970

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

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

Posted by Liz Odendahl September 06, 2019 4:52 PM

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 [...] Read more

January 1, 1970

Supervisors Hahn, Solis Direct Funding to Address Homelessness in Gateway Cities

Supervisors Hahn, Solis Direct Funding to Address Homelessness in Gateway Cities

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

January 1, 1970

West Coast’s First Mobile Stroke Unit Now in South Bay

West Coast’s First Mobile Stroke Unit Now in South Bay

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

January 1, 1970

Community Health Outreach: Quemetco

Community Health Outreach: Quemetco

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

January 1, 1970

Supervisors Back Hong Kong Citizens in Struggle for Democracy

Supervisors Back Hong Kong Citizens in Struggle for Democracy

Posted by Liz Odendahl September 24, 2019 12:01 PM

Supervisors 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

January 1, 1970

Board Passes Ordinance to Ban Sale of Flavored Tobacco in Unincorporated Areas

Board Passes Ordinance to Ban Sale of Flavored Tobacco in Unincorporated Areas

Posted by Liz Odendahl September 24, 2019 3:25 PM

Board 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

January 1, 1970

Hahn Votes for Body-Worn Cameras

Hahn Votes for Body-Worn Cameras

Posted by Liz Odendahl September 24, 2019 5:08 PM

Hahn 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

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