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LA County Supervisor Files Motion To Add Cross To County Seal

The move comes almost 10 years after its redesign in 2004, when the cross and other images were removed under the threat of legal action by the ACLU.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/31/2013

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Sheriff Baca Denies Catering To Friends, Family With Controversial Hiring Program

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca denies authorizing the program “Friends of the Sheriff”, which critics say accommodated those with connections.

12/19/2013

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Riverside County Eases Limits On Food Truck Vendors

Food truck vendors in Riverside County will soon be frying, grilling, and barbecuing their way to a profit on county streets.

12/10/2013

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L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Launches Investigation Into Questionable Hires

Baca explained many of the hires were brought on board in the 90s, creating an extra challenge for the department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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Dogs That Attack Livestock May Be Muzzled, Labeled Dangerous Under New Ordinance

An ordinance that enables animal control officers to catch dogs that attack farm animals was adopted Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.

09/03/2013

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Board Of Supervisors To Vote On Increased Penalties For Sex Trafficking

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors were expected Tuesday to vote on a motion to increase penalties for adults convicted of soliciting sex from children.

09/03/2013

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Blue Ribbon Commission Determined To Fix Problems Plaguing DCFS At First Meeting

The panel was created after the deaths of several children in the care of L.A. County.

08/01/2013

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LA Residents Rally Against $1.4B Jail Construction Project

Residents in the city of Los Angeles held a rally Tuesday against a controversial plan to expand jail services in Los Angeles County.

07/16/2013

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Riverside County Looking To Legalize Food Trucks

One Riverside County supervisor is looking to amend what he calls an “outdated” law, which bans food trucks from the county when not taking part in festivals or other official gatherings.

06/25/2013

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California Science Center Deliberating Over Controversial Parking Agreement With USC

Museum directors in Exposition Park are concerned about a proposed lease that would give university officials control over parking lots at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Sports Arena 25 days a year for major events.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/05/2013

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Board Of Supervisors Votes To Oppose Proposed Beach Bonfire Ban

A proposed air quality regulation that would prohibit beach bonfires is being opposed by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

06/04/2013

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Sheriff Baca To Propose New $1B Jail Facility

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will present a $1 billion plan this week to replace the antiquated the Men’s Central Jail.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/18/2013

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Audit Shows Sheriff’s Response Time Longer In Unincorporated Areas

An audit revealed that it takes Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies longer to respond to emergencies in unincorporated areas compared to contract cities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2013

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County Eyes Private Security Patrols After LASD Cutbacks

A suspension in overtime pay by the Sheriff’s Department has led to fewer deputy patrol cars in some unincorporated areas, and now county officials are looking for a replacement.

01/23/2013

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Sheriff Lee Baca Responds To Report Criticizing His Deputies, Jail Management

Sheriff Lee Baca may agree with a scathing report, criticizing his deputies and his department’s management of Los Angeles County’s jails, but he says it’s not enough to make him fire anyone or step down himself just yet.

10/03/2012

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