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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

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LA County Officials OK $2 Billion Jail Plan

County supervisors have approved a nearly $2 billion plan to tear down and rebuild the Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles and also build a new women’s facility.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

$20K Reward Offered To Find Man Who Escaped From Downtown LA Jail

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail earlier this month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

The Exide Technologies plant has been closed since March. (credit: CBS)

LA County Task Force To Recommend Closure Of Vernon Battery Recycling Plant

Los Angeles County is creating a task force to recommend ways of closing a battery recycling plant after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at 39 surrounding homes and a school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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ACLU Sues Supervisors Over Cross Returned To LA County Seal

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California is challenging a decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to restore a cross to the county’s official seal.

02/06/2014

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OC Undersheriff Appointed Interim LA County Sheriff As Baca Prepares To Retire

Orange County Undersheriff John Scott has been appointed the interim sheriff for LA County as Sheriff Lee Baca prepares to retire this week.

01/28/2014

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Bobby Shriver Running For LA County Supervisor Seat

Bobby Shriver, the nephew of President John F. Kennedy, is running for the supervisor of Los Angeles County’s Third District.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

$10K Reward To Be Offered In Sex Assault Of Girl In Palmdale Denny’s Restroom

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to offer a $10,000 reward to find the man who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl at a Denny’s restaurant in Palmdale.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

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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 Social Worker Strike Ends

A four-day strike by county social workers ended Tuesday afternoon, with the county asking union leaders to return to the bargaining table.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

(credit: Bennett Family)

$10K Reward Offered In Death Of Ex-Compton High Football Star

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who fatally shot a former Compton High School football star.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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Use-Of-Force Reports In County Jails Set To Exceed 2012

Figures released to the public Tuesday showed the number of use-of-force reports in Los Angeles County jails are outpacing last year’s number, but an attorney to the County Board of Supervisors said the trend is not cause for concern.

07/23/2013

Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

Social Worker Speaks Out, County Supervisors Pledge Commission On Child Welfare

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to create a child welfare commission Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

County Supervisors To Vote On Child Protection Commission

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether or not to create a child protection commission in the wake of the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

(credit: http://bos.co.la.ca.us)

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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