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Michael Antonovich

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  • As federal review ends, 2 L.A. supervisors want probation agency audit

    As federal review ends, 2 L.A. supervisors want probation agency audit
    As Los Angeles County’s probation department emerges from years of federal monitoring because of conditions in its juvenile lockups, a county supervisor called for a far-ranging audit of other potential issues in the department. The U.S....
  • Federal monitoring of L.A. County juvenile probation camps ending

    Federal monitoring of L.A. County juvenile probation camps ending
    Federal officials have ended six years of special oversight of Los Angeles County’s juvenile probation camps, saying local officials have implemented required reforms to improve conditions and prevent abuse of young offenders. In a report released...
  • A new hurdle for L.A. County emergency-radio effort: cell tower fears

    A new hurdle for L.A. County emergency-radio effort: cell tower fears
    After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, local governments began talking about a new emergency communications plan that would connect every cop and firefighter in Los Angeles County on one system. But to the dismay of many, the radio network is still not a...
  • Protests prompt L.A. County board to slow work on emergency radio plan

    Protests prompt L.A. County board to slow work on emergency radio plan
    Faced with protests from scores of firefighters and residents from across Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to slow down work on a long-awaited, comprehensive emergency communications system.  Supervisors had been scheduled...
  • L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike

    L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike
    A majority of Los Angeles County supervisors want to consider raising the minimum wage for county residents and employees, joining a growing number of local governments in the region. Officials in the city of Los Angeles are considering raising the...
  • L.A. County supervisors debate whether to lock up at-risk foster youth

    L.A. County supervisors debate whether to lock up at-risk foster youth
    It's a universal principle: Lock up the criminal not the victim. No one has ever doubted that the pimps who brazenly exploit the foster care system to profit from the sex trade are criminals. But it took awhile for Los Angeles County decision makers...
  • California added 29,400 jobs in February; jobless rate falls to 6.7%

    California added 29,400 jobs in February; jobless rate falls to 6.7%
    California's labor market continued to gain strength in February as employers in the state added 29,400 workers. The unemployment rate slipped to 6.7% — its lowest level in nearly seven years — down from 8% in February of last year,...
  • Glendale Councilman Najarian joins race for L.A. County supervisor

    Glendale Councilman Najarian joins race for L.A. County supervisor
    A Glendale city councilman has joined the race to succeed Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, according to a statement he filed with county election officials. Ara Najarian, an attorney, said in his filing he would accept voluntary...
  • Health agency for the poor spends $476,000 on meals, entertainment

    Health agency for the poor spends $476,000 on meals, entertainment
    Los Angeles County supervisors chided officials with the L.A. Care public health plan after an audit found that the agency spent $476,000 on meals and entertainment between October 2013 and January of this year. The audit released last week found that...
  • Claim settled for citizen who said deputies threatened him with deportation

    A U.S. citizen who said he was threatened with deportation while detained in jail has settled a claim with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Diego Rojas, 18, was arrested on suspicion of burglary last May and taken to Los Angeles County’...
  • Veteran L.A. politicians take formal step toward 2016 supervisor race

    Veteran L.A. politicians take formal step toward 2016 supervisor race
    Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas have filed paperwork to officially launch their campaigns in next year's Board of Supervisors elections, officials said Tuesday. Hahn, a former Los Angeles city...