| Apr 7, 2014
What the homeless need most is permanent supportive housing. Not shelter beds, not handouts or the occasional hot meal. They need housing in a building or complex that offers the services they require — substance-abuse treatment, mental health...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Turning the Cecil Hotel into homeless housing was supposed to be a quick and innovative way to get skid row residents off the streets.
But a proposal for hundreds of homeless units in the hotel collapsed recently in the face of opposition from...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis officially kicked off her campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor Saturday, surrounded by heavyweights in labor and Democratic Party circles.
Solis has been fundraising for nearly a year in the race to...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:20 PM
A new report from the blue ribbon commission on Los Angeles County's safety net for abused and neglected children levels stinging criticism at the Board of Supervisors for what it calls a sluggish approach to reform, and declares that the system has...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:56 PM
An El Monte city councilman running for an open county supervisor's seat in the eastern part of the county said he would officially kick off off his campaign Saturday at his campaign office in El Monte, with other local officials and former U.S. Treasurer...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June’s primary...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June's primary election....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:12 PM
Contrasting approaches to paying for their campaigns emerged as an issue Thursday as four candidates to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky faced off in their first major debate.
The debate offered an opportunity for key contenders...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:45 PM
In the first major debate of the campaign, four of the candidates vying to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors faced off Thursday in a debate that focused mostly on fundraising.
It was an opportunity for key contenders...
| Mar 23, 2014
There's no clearer sign that state environmental regulators have failed to protect public health than the warning issued this month to parents living in the shadow of the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon: Don't let children play in the dirt in your...