Los Angeles, CA — The County of Los Angeles, in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, has published an online decarceration dashboard which provides a visual breakdown and analysis of the County’s jail population on a daily basis. The goal of this dashboard is to help policymakers, advocates, and academics better understand the makeup and changes in the population of people in LA County jails in order to craft public policy to safely reduce the jail population.Read more
Manhattan Beach, CA—Today, SB 796, a bill championed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn which would allow Los Angeles County to return the Bruce’s Beach property to the descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce, cleared another legislative hurdle in Sacramento.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — After the discovery of tens of thousands of DDT-laced barrels off the coast of Catalina Island, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is calling on the US Environmental Protection Agency to assess the extent of the damage and expedite the necessary cleanup. She also asked her colleagues to put the County’s support behind Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell’s legislation currently being considered in Sacramento.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has released the following statement mourning the loss of Eli Broad:Read more
San Pedro, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl to create an LA County Zero Emission Infrastructure Plan. The plan will identify gaps in the County’s current electric vehicle charging infrastructure and create a strategy to close them, especially in the County’s low-income areas.Read more
Manhattan Beach, CA — Today, the members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to take the first steps toward returning the Bruce's Beach property to the descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce.
Manhattan Beach, CA — Today, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, State Senator Steve Bradford, LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell, State Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, and other prominent local leaders gathered at the beachfront property known as Bruce’s Beach to announce the first step in the effort to return the property to the Bruce Family.Read more
Supervisors Approve Proposal to Address Anti-AAPI Hate, Explore Creation of Equity and Diversity Fund
Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Holly Mitchell to address an increase in incidents of anti-Asian hate and violence through the County’s existing Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) Initiative and explore creating an LA County Equity and Diversity Fund.Read more
Hawaiian Gardens, CA — Today, on the first day that all residents 50 and older are eligible for vaccinations in California, Supervisor Janice Hahn visited a four-day vaccine pop-up clinic at the New Hope Community Church in Hawaiian Gardens. The pop-up vaccine clinic is a partnership between the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), FEMA, Supervisor Hahn’s office, New Hope Community Church and the ABC Unified School District that aims to boost the vaccination rate of Hawaiian Gardens residents.Read more
Popular youth program will resume this summer with COVID-19 safety measures
Los Angeles, CA – Five weeks after LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn asked the LA County Fire Department to explore how they could safely resume the Junior Lifeguard Program, Hahn is announcing the popular youth program will return this summer.
“This program means so much to so many families,” said Supervisor Hahn. “I knew if we could figure out a way to do it safely, we owed it to our kids to get the Junior Lifeguard Program back up and running this year.”Read more