LA County Will Notify Doctors of Patient Opioid Overdoses in Effort to Reduce Opioid Deaths

“This is a simple concept that works,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “When San Diego tried sending out these letters, doctors who learned about patient overdoses chose to reduce the number of opioids they prescribed.  This is a creative and easy strategy that will save lives and I am eager to implement it in LA County.”

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Supervisor Hahn Announces Public Health Directives Targeting Four Companies Emitting Hexavalent Chromium

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has issued new Public Health Directives to four companies emitting high levels of hexavalent chromium: Weber Metals, Carlton Forge, Mattco, and Press Forge.

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Supervisor Janice Hahn Installs New Traffic Signal at Notorious East Whittier Intersection

East Whittier, CA  Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn celebrated the installation of a new traffic signal and crosswalk at a notorious intersection in unincorporated East Whittier.  The installation comes just months after the Supervisor demanded action after a young boy was hit by a car while crossing that street.

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Supervisor Janice Hahn Meets with Pentagon Officials to Voice Importance of LA Air Force Base

Washington, DC — Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn went to the Pentagon to meet with Deputy Director Steve Arenson to discuss the Los Angeles Air Force Base and the importance of keeping it operating.

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Supervisor Hahn and Colleagues travel to Washington, DC

Washington, DC  Today, Supervisor Hahn, her colleagues on the Board of Supervisors, and LA County officials are in Washington, DC to meet with Members of Congress and the Administration.

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Supervisor Hahn Announces Year-Round Beach Shuttle Service

Los Angeles, CA  Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that visitors and residents of Marina del Rey, Playa Vista, and Venice Beach will now be able to ride the popular “summer” beach shuttle all year long, for free.

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Supervisor Hahn Proposes Mobile Stroke Unit Program for LA County

Los Angeles, CA — Today, Supervisors Janice Hahn and Mark Ridley-Thomas proposed the development of a Mobile Stroke Unit program to help better treat stroke patients in LA County.

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Board of Supervisors Recognizes Cambodian Genocide

Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn to proclaim April 17 to be Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day. This marks the first time in history that LA County recognizes the Cambodian Genocide.

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Hahn Motion Extends Funding for Long Beach “Winter” Shelter through November

Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis to extend funding for two “Winter Shelters” in Long Beach and Bell to keep them operating through November 2017.

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Supervisor Janice Hahn Sponsors Free Film Screening For Armenian History Month

San Pedro, CA — On April 23, Supervisor Janice Hahn will partner with the LA Harbor International Film Festival (LAHIFF)  to sponsor a free special screening of the acclaimed film Crows of the Desert in honor of LA County Armenian History Month.  The screening will take place at San Pedro’s Warner Grand Theater.

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