Study: Supervised Release Of Thousands Currently Incarcerated Could Make Community SaferA new study by the Rand Corporation has found that letting thousands of people of out of jail, and relocating them to group homes for treatment, could make the community safer.
LA County Board Of Supervisors Vote To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour By 2020The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to incrementally raise the minimum wage in unincorporated areas over the next five years, reaching $15 an hour by 2020.
LA County Firefighters Address Lawmakers Over Cell Tower ConcernsMany firefighters turned out to an L.A. Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday to oppose an emergency communications effort that will improve public safety.
Report: Beleaguered LA Sheriff Lee Baca To Step Down After 16 YearsLos Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to step down on Tuesday after 16 years of service, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Board Terminates Contracts With Foster Agency That Allegedly Spent Money On Beer And CigarettesContracts between the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and a private foster care agency, that has been dogged by reports of financial misdeeds and alleged abuse of foster children, have been terminated.
LA Supervisors Approve Transit Tax Extension On Fall BallotThe Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Tuesday agreed to put a proposed 30-year sales tax extension for transportation projects on the November ballot.