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Gloria Molina

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  • Issa releases tape he says implicates Solis in illegal fundraising

    Rep. Darrell Issa released a recording Wednesday that his office said supported allegations of illegal fundraising activity by Los Angeles County Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis when she served as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Issa (R-Vista), whose House...
  • Would a citizens commission work in overseeing L.A.'s sheriff?

     Would a citizens commission work in overseeing L.A.'s sheriff?
    Momentum is building for the creation of a citizens commission to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, where scandals led to the criminal convictions of deputies and to Sheriff Lee Baca's resignation this year. Now, Supervisor Mark Ridley-...
  • East Los Angeles set to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool

    East Los Angeles set to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool
    Kids from East Los Angeles who dream of becoming the next Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin will now be able to train in their own community. Los Angeles County officials are set to celebrate the grand opening Saturday of a new aquatic center at East L....
  • Some L.A. County officials frustrated by delays in child welfare czar search

    Some L.A. County officials frustrated by delays in child welfare czar search
    Some Los Angeles County officials voiced frustration Tuesday at what they considered to be delays in the search for a new child welfare czar. The Board of Supervisors agreed in June to create an Office of Child Protection to coordinate efforts by the...
  • County considers requiring supermajority vote to boost pay, benefits

    County considers requiring supermajority vote to boost pay, benefits
    Los Angeles County's five supervisors took a step Tuesday -- over the objections of labor groups -- toward approving a new set of rules that would require a four-fifths vote for any salary or benefit increases in union contracts. The proposal by...
  • 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. 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...
  • Supervisor Gloria Molina says she will seek Huizar's council seat

    Supervisor Gloria Molina says she will seek Huizar's council seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Friday that she plans to challenge City Councilman Jose Huizar in next year's election, dramatically rearranging a contest that looked like an easy one for the incumbent. With less than three months...