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The new Belvedere Aquatic Center in East LA will serve kids of all ages (and some seniors, too.) (credit: CBS)

New Aquatic Center Makes A Big Splash In East Los Angeles

“Yeah,” exclaimed one very happy kid, “I love it here!”

07/12/2014

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Sheriff’s Department Admits To Employing Deputies With Questionable Backgrounds

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday admitted to employing as many as 80 deputies with questionable backgrounds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2013

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LA County Calls In Mediator As Social Workers Strike For Fifth Day

Los Angeles county called in a mediator as a strike by social workers reached its fifth day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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LA Board Of Supervisors Vote To Lift Hard-Hitting Hiring Freeze On County Departments

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to lift a hard-hitting 2009 hiring freeze that affected almost every department in the county.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2013

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East LA Football Team Pleads With County To Lift Park Suspension Despite Alleged Gang Threat

Youth football players and cheerleaders pleaded with the LA County Board of Supervisors Tuesday to allow them to play another season at an East Los Angeles park despite alleged gang threats.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2013

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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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Labor Secretary Hints At LA County Supervisor Bid

Outgoing Labor Secretary Hilda Solis could be setting her sights on a Los Angeles County supervisor seat when she steps down from her position in the Obama Administration.

01/16/2013

Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers points to Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers (not pictured) after he scores on an RBI double in the top of the ninth inning giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 lead over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 8, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Tony Medina/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez And Wife Betsy To Hand Out Thousands Of Toys To Children At East LA Civic Center

Adrian Gonzalez and his wife Betsy will hand thousands of toys to children at the East Los Angeles 12th annual winter wonderland holiday celebration, Saturday at 11a.m.

12/14/2012

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LA Board Of Supervisors Vote To Support Tax Hike Initiative

In a 3-2 vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday endorsed Proposition 30, a tax hike initiative championed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2012

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Hundreds Protest LA County Jail Expansion Plan

Hundreds of protesters rallied Tuesday against a proposal to expand the Los Angeles County jail system. They say the nearly $1.5 billion on the table could be used to help prevent crime instead.

01/24/2012

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Sheriff Baca Takes The Blame For Deputy Misconduct And Brutality Against Inmates

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he is to blame for deputy misconduct and brutality against inmates in the nation’s largest jail network.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2011

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Supervisor: LA County Residents Should Get Used To More Service Cuts

Lights are turned off at night at some county parks, the state is closing some parks to save money — and one county official says residents should brace for more to come.

06/08/2011

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City Of Bell On Course For Debt Of $2.2 Million

The fiscal woes brought on by scandals and sky-high salaries are continuing in Bell as a new audit says the Los Angeles-area city may soon have trouble even providing basic services for its residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2011