Los Angeles, CA - On April 6, Supervisor Janice Hahn addressed the inaugural meeting of the Bringing Our Loved Ones Home Task Force. The objective of the task force is to research the most effective ways to find individuals with autism, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other memory-related diseases in the event that they wander away from their caretakers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 60% of people with dementia will wander at some point. Wandering is a common and often dangerous symptom associated with these conditions.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recognized the long career and achievements of Associated Press photographer Nick Ut. In honor of his retirement from the AP, the Supervisors presented him with a County scroll and will proclaim April 4, 2017 to be “Nick Ut Day” in LA County.
Nick Ut has been working for the AP in Los Angeles for decades but is perhaps most well-known for his photography during the Vietnam War and his iconic photo of “Napalm Girl” Kim Phuc after her clothes had been burned off in a napalm attack.Read more
San Pedro, CA — Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement regarding the brutal beating of San Pedro High student Evan Jimenez:
“I join the San Pedro community in praying for the recovery of SPHS student Evan Jimenez who was attacked and brutally beaten in San Pedro late Thursday night. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are working to identify the two men suspected in the attack. This crime was barbaric and cruel and I will do everything in my power to assist the Sheriff’s Department in bringing those responsible to justice. As a mother and grandmother, my heart goes out to Evan’s family during this difficult time."
Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger which proclaims the month of April to be “Armenian History Month.”
“During Armenian History Month, L.A. County will celebrate the rich culture and heritage of the Armenian people worldwide as well as recognize the dark days of the Armenian Genocide,” said Supervisor Hahn. “Throughout the month of April we will highlight the accomplishments of local Armenian Americans and what an incredible part of the Los Angeles County fabric the Armenian people have become.”Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, during a meeting of the Los Angeles Metro Board of Directors, Supervisor Janice Hahn called for more Measure M funding to go to local small cities. She offered an amendment with Mayor Robert Garcia and Mayor Eric Garcetti that passed the board which would explore ways to give small cities a greater share of local return dollars.Read more
San Pedro, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn will host two upcoming community meetings for local residents to discuss ideas for the redevelopment of the lot of the now-closed San Pedro courthouse. The lot is Los Angeles County property and located in the heart of Downtown San Pedro.Read more
Supervisor Hahn Honors Winners of the County of Los Angeles Public Library’s 37th Annual Bookmark Contest
Los Angeles, CA - On Tuesday, March 21, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn honored four young winners of the Bookmark Contest, an annual art competition for children and teens organized by the County of Los Angeles Public Library.
Thousands of young contestants from every corner of Los Angeles County illustrated their own bookmarks and submitted them to the contest. This year’s theme: “Read for the Fun of it.” Four bookmarks from each supervisorial district were selected as winners.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that two babies were surrendered yesterday at LA County hospitals. A baby boy was safely surrendered at a hospital in Tarzana and a baby girl was safely surrendered at a hospital in Northridge.
“Every baby safely surrendered is a life saved,” said Supervisor Hahn. “Thanks to these two courageous mothers, a baby boy, and a baby girl will now grow up in safe and loving homes.”Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn celebrated Pi Day with Downey High School’s robotics team, the Striking Vikings.
The Striking Vikings, winners of last year’s LA Regional All Star Award, spend their afternoons and weekends building and programming highly advanced robots which compete in various obstacle courses against teams from all around the world.Read more