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State Lawmakers Approve $16 Million for Parkway Cleanup in Communities Affected by Exide

Communities contaminated from the former Exide battery recycling plant received a big win today following a vote from Sacramento lawmakers. The Assembly Budget Committee has approved $16 million in funds for the cleaning of parkways [...]

L.A. County Supports California Department of Public Health and Residents’ Right to Privacy in Lawsuit Brought by Exide Technologies

In response to a court ruling that would allow Exide Technologies to potentially gain access to private health information of First District residents, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda [...]

Board of Supervisors Supports Assembly Bill Advocating for the Swift Removal of Cannabis-Related Convictions

Proposition 64 has brought relief for many people with prior convictions, current sentences, and probation requirements. However, it is estimated that less than 5,000 people statewide have petitioned the courts to have their records modified. [...]

New Funding Grant Provides Support to First District Fishing Club Program

Today the Board of Supervisors approved the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund grant request to support the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation (DHYF) Junior Fishing Club Program. “The First District is home to beautiful recreational spaces [...]

County Green-Lights Funding Request for New Park Improvements to the First District

Today the Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Department of Parks and Recreation to submit grant applications to the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District to fund various park improvement [...]

LA County Gears Up for 2020 Census to Ensure Everyone is Counted

According to California’s Census 2010 Final Report, Los Angeles County is the hardest-to-count county in the nation. The decennial census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution and used to determine political representation and allocate hundreds [...]