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Gloria Molina

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  • In this group, she's just Gloria Molina, quilter

    In this group, she's just Gloria Molina, quilter
    Women filed into a classroom at an East Los Angeles community center. Some came alone, some in groups of two and three. Most were Latina and edging past middle age. They hauled tote bags full of fabric and rolled suitcases holding sewing machines. One...
  • L.A. County supervisors blast cleanup of only 2 homes near Exide plant

    L.A. County supervisors blast cleanup of only 2 homes near Exide plant
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors wrote a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday blasting the California Department of Toxic Substances Control for slow progress in testing and cleaning up lead-contaminated soil at dozens of homes near a troubled...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Searchers to Jagwar Ma

    Setting Times stories to music: From Searchers to Jagwar Ma
    I just saw one of the Great Reads soundtrack bands, Jagwar Ma, at a quintessential Southern California spot: the Santa Monica Pier. Have you been to the Thursday night twilight concerts there? It’s an evening to make you smitten with Los Angeles....
  • L.A. groups form emergency relief fund to help immigrant children

    L.A. groups form emergency relief fund to help immigrant children
    Several philanthropic groups have formed an emergency relief fund to assist Los Angeles nonprofits overwhelmed by an influx of immigrant children and their parents. On Thursday, a coalition of groups announced a pledge drive to raise money for the fund....
  • L.A. County supervisors vote to put proposed tax for parks on ballot

    L.A. County supervisors vote to put proposed tax for parks on ballot
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to place a new annual property tax on the November ballot to fund parks, recreation centers and other county facilities.  The $23-per-parcel tax on properties would generate about $54 million a...
  • Supervisors reject civilian oversight of troubled Sheriff's Department

    Supervisors reject civilian oversight of troubled Sheriff's Department
    On a 3-2 vote Tuesday, Los Angeles County supervisors defeated a proposal to create a civilian oversight body for the Sheriff's Department, which has been beset by scandals and federal investigations into the treatment of jail inmates. The action may be...
  • Supervisors OK $23 property tax for November ballot

    Supervisors OK $23 property tax for November ballot
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to place a new annual property tax on the November ballot to fund parks, recreation centers and other county facilities. The tax of $23 per parcel on properties would generate about $54 million a...
  • Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain

    Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain
    Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown. The county is planning to spend $2 billion to rebuild the Men's Central...
  • County wants plan before funding ways to divert mentally ill from jail

    Los Angeles County supervisors postponed a proposal Tuesday to set aside $20 million for programs to divert mentally ill criminal defendants from jails, saying a plan is needed first. The proposal — suggested by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas...
  • Should L.A. City Council be a landing pad for termed-out politicians?

    Should L.A. City Council be a landing pad for termed-out politicians?
    The Los Angeles City Council has already become the landing pad of choice for termed-out legislators from Sacramento. Is it now going to become the next job for termed-out county supervisors too? Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina told reporter...
  • L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row

    L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row
    Los Angeles officials are developing a new strategy for taming pervasive homelessness on skid row, easing up on arrests for petty offenses while concentrating mental health, medical, housing and sanitation services in the long-troubled swath of downtown....