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Gloria Molina

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  • Gloria Molina donates her papers to Huntington Library

    Gloria Molina donates her papers to Huntington Library
    With no room left on Mt. Rushmore, Gloria Molina has found another way to achieve lasting proximity to some of the Untied States’ greatest politicians: She capped her 23 years on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors by donating her papers...
  • New L.A. County supervisors poised to back sheriff's oversight panel

    In a significant shift in policy, a majority on the newly configured Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors now supports creation of a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Backers have long argued that...
  • Fresh push to have civilian committee oversee L.A. County Sheriff Dept.

    In the wake of a change in leadership on the Board of Supervisors, two members have revived a proposal to set up a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The previous board defeated a similar proposal,...
  • Newly configured county board removes acting CEO at first meeting

    Newly configured county board removes acting CEO at first meeting
    At their first meeting following a major election turnover, the new Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors removed the county's acting chief executive and appointed a new one. Two new supervisors, Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl, were sworn in Monday to...
  • Councilwoman faces familiar foe in race for San Fernando Valley seat

    Councilwoman faces familiar foe in race for San Fernando Valley seat
    Last year's race to fill the seat of departing Los Angeles City Councilman Tony Cardenas was a grab-the-popcorn kind of show: two established public officials — and onetime allies — dueling to represent some of the most impoverished parts of...
  • L.A. County supervisors name acting chief executive

    L.A. County supervisors name acting chief executive
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint an acting replacement for Chief Executive William T Fujioka, who retires at the end of the month. Brence Culp, Fujioka's chief deputy, will take the top role while the board continues the search...
  • How Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky changed L.A. County

     How Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky changed L.A. County
    Gloria Molina came to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 1991 after a federal court threw out the previous year's election and ordered a new one for a new district, drawn with boundaries that gave Latinos something closer to a proportionate...
  • Zev Yaroslavsky, victim of term limits, reflects on decades in office

    Zev Yaroslavsky, victim of term limits, reflects on decades in office
    A decade into his long, public career, Zev Yaroslavsky ruminated about his motivation for first seeking elected office. "To save the world," he told an interviewer in 1985. A member of the Los Angeles City Council at the time, he conceded that he...
  • Evergreen Cemetery is awash in history, and drowning in blight

     Evergreen Cemetery is awash in history, and drowning in blight
    Laura Mayan attached a crinkle hose to a nearby faucet and dragged it over to the dirt-covered plot at Evergreen Cemetery where her grandmother was buried three years ago. As her mother watched and her daughter frolicked the grounds in a pink Sunday...
  • Outgoing L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina opts for new challenge

    Outgoing L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina opts for new challenge
    As departing Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina was being honored last week for her 23 years in the office, she paused to reminisce about her rocky beginning. "Everything seemed like a battle in those early years," she told gathered family,...
  • L.A. County supervisors vote to extend ICE deal in jails

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities designed to target potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes. The board voted 3-0 to...