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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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Termed-Out LA County Supervisors Want To Extend Terms Another 8 Years

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are poised to put a measure on the November ballot that would allow currently termed-out supervisors more years in office.

07/24/2012

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OC Taps Into Reserves To Cover Sheriff’s Department’s $11.4M Deficit

Orange County is tapping into its reserves to cover a Sheriff’s Department budget shortfall blamed mostly on the state’s prisoner realignment program.

05/03/2012

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Antonovich: Brown’s Efforts To Reform Calif. Spending Have ‘Failed’

One of the county’s top executives took aim at Gov. Jerry Brown for his role in cutting millions of dollars from the county budget.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/09/2012

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LA County Updates Ordinance On Ball, Frisbee Throwing At Beaches

When you head down to the beach for a little fun this summer, county officials want you to know about some updated rules.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2012

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Supervisor: Hefty Retiree Payouts Put LA County Budget, Pension Funds At Risk

Supervisor Mike Antonovich is warning that payouts totaling $48 million could dramatically impact the county’s fiscal health.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/09/2012

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‘Dark Skies’ Plan To Ban Bright Lights From Parks, Patios In Rural LA County

A proposed ban on bright lighting could soon bring out the stars for residents in Los Angeles County.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/14/2011

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LA County Backs Bill To Limit Helicopter Traffic Over Residential Areas

A congressional bill to regulate helicopter traffic over Los Angeles received a key endorsement on Tuesday from county officials.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/08/2011

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Supervisors Seek Changes To System For Reimbursing Doctors For Emergency Care

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday called for reforms to the system that reimburses doctors who treat the poor in Los Angeles County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2011

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County Interviews Candidate For Chief Probation Officer

The Board of Supervisors met privately Tuesday to interview candidate for chief probation officer, even though the board has not publicly disclosed that members want to replace Donald Blevins.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2011

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Debate Heats Up Over Proposed Redistricting Plan

A political power struggle is building the heart of Los Angeles with Latino activists pushing county supervisors to approve another Latino district. But not everyone is behind the idea.

09/27/2011

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Board Of Supervisors Working To Create LA Foreclosure Registry

The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to consider developing a registry of foreclosed homes in unincorporated areas in order to reduce blight in Los Angeles County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2011

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