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  • L.A. County supervisors revive debate over management structure

    L.A. County supervisors revive debate over management structure
    Two Los Angeles County supervisors have revived a debate over how the county's top layer of management should be structured, a move that could have repercussions for the selection of a new chief executive for the nation's largest local government....
  • L.A. County cat owners will be required to spay and neuter their pets

    L.A. County cat owners will be required to spay and neuter their pets
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4 to 0 Tuesday to require that cat owners in unincorporated communities spay and neuter their pets in hopes of reducing the number of unwanted cats that end up in county shelters and are eventually euthanized. Last...
  • Funds for HIV/AIDS healthcare contracts reduced by L.A. County

    Funds for HIV/AIDS healthcare contracts reduced by L.A. County
    Los Angeles County officials cut back Tuesday on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal government's overhaul of healthcare. The move to cut $4 million from the...
  • With more patients insured, county trims HIV medical care spending

    With more patients insured, county trims HIV medical care spending
    Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday cut back on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal healthcare overhaul. The move to cut $4 million from the contracts, paid for...
  • Fewer L.A. County children died of abuse in 2014

    Fewer L.A. County children died of abuse in 2014
    Far fewer Los Angeles County children died because adults had neglected or abused them in 2014, leaving elected officials and experts encouraged — and pondering why. The number killed dropped from 61 in 2013 to 32 last year as county officials...
  • Spread of measles in L.A. County appears to be slowing, officials say

    Spread of measles in L.A. County appears to be slowing, officials say
    Los Angeles County officials say the spread of measles appears to be slowing, but they're concerned about low vaccination rates in some parts of the county.  Interim county health officer Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser said there have been 21 confirmed...
  • Volunteers set out to count affluent Brentwood's homeless

    Volunteers set out to count affluent Brentwood's homeless
    The party was in full swing at the gleaming Cabo Cantina bar in Brentwood when Arya Hadidi spotted a woman pulling a laundry cart stuffed with cardboard and blankets across the street. "There you go, we got one," said the 17-year-old student. "Mark it...
  • Prop. 47 brings a shift to longer time spent behind bars

    Prop. 47 brings a shift to longer time spent behind bars
    For decades, Los Angeles County jail inmates divided their sentences by five, 10 or 20 to calculate the time they would actually spend behind bars. Because of overcrowding, they left after completing as little as 5% of their sentences. Now, as...
  • Longtime L.A. political figure Roz Wyman named to county arts panel

    Longtime L.A. political figure Roz Wyman named to county arts panel
    She won a seat on the Los Angeles City Council when she was just 22, back in 1953. And a few years later she helped bring the then-Brooklyn Dodgers to their current home at Chavez Ravine. On Tuesday, Roz Wyman, a longtime prominent fixture in Democratic...
  • Consumer advocate focuses his energies on revamping Prop. 13

    Lenny Goldberg has been trying to revamp Proposition 13 for nearly 40 years. And for nearly 40 years, California's landmark property-tax law has remained unchanged. Goldberg's self-described success rate: "pretty miserable." But he says that with a...
  • L.A. County supervisors ready to tackle child-protection problems

     L.A. County supervisors ready to tackle child-protection problems
    A new majority on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors say they want to place child welfare back at the center of their agenda this year, including reconsidering a series of reforms that their predecessors refused to authorize last year. The...