Local Emergency Declared To Help Clean Up Maywood Warehouse FireThe Board of Supervisors declared a local emergency Tuesday in the wake of last week’s explosive fire at a Maywood warehouse, saying hazardous levels of magnesium were found in the fire ash.
LA County Votes To Welcome Syrian Refugees To 'New, Peaceful And Productive Life'The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to welcome Syrian and other refugees fleeing persecution to a "new, peaceful and productive life in Los Angeles County."
Most San Bernardino County Offices To Remain Closed After Mass ShootingThe Southern California county where a pair of shooters killed 14 people and wounded 17 others will close most of its offices the rest of the week.
LA County OKs $2M To Speed Up Exide Cleanup EffortLos Angeles County Supervisors approved a $2 million funding request to help speed the cleanup of contaminated soil around the now-closed Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon.
LA County Considers Following City's Lead In Raising Minimum Wage To $15 An HourL.A. County Supervisors will consider raising the minimum wage in the county to $15 an hour.
LA County Board Of Supervisors Approves Water Conservation Plan The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a conservation plan which will assess doubled — not tripled — charges for some water customers.
LA County Officials Commission Study On Impact Of Minimum Wage HikeThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors followed in the footsteps of city officials Tuesday in calling for a study on how raising the minimum wage would impact the local economy.
LA Firefighters Rally Over Potential Health Risks Posed By Cell Towers Near Fire StationsFirefighters rallied outside a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning in Downtown Los Angeles over cell phone towers they fear pose serious health risks to dozens of L.A. County fire stations.
Janice Hahn Announces Run For LA County SupervisorJust three years after successfully running for Congress, Democatric Rep. Janice Hahn Wednesday announced her candidacy for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Kuehl, Shriver Face Off In Debate For LA County Board Of Supervisors SeatBobby Shriver and Sheila Kuehl took part in the first debate in the 3rd District race in Westwood, where transportation and economic development were the main issues at hand.
Community Activists Raise Alarm Over Proposed OC Homeless ShelterA coalition of community groups in Santa Ana Tuesday were set to voice their opposition to a planned homeless center in their neighborhood.
Former State Sen. Sheila Kuehl Nabs Early Lead In Board Of Supervisors RaceKuehl had 34.99 percent of votes, while former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver trailed behind with 29.88 percent, according to numbers on the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk website.

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