LA County Supervisors Approve Ban On Flavored Tobacco ProductsThe ordinance will take effect in 30 days. Tobacco retailers will have 180 days after it takes effect to obtain new business licenses and to clear their shelves of flavored tobacco products.
LA County Unveils New Voting Machines, Holds Mock Election Leading Up To March PrimariesAfter 10 years and $100 million, Los Angeles County is ready to unveil its brand new voting system in hopes of bringing more voters to the polls.
First Known Vaping-Related Death Reported In LA CountyPublic health officials on Friday said they are investigating Los Angeles County's first known death of a person associated with the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping.
New Case Of Measles Reported At LAX International TerminalA new case of measles was reported at Los Angeles International Airport.
OIG Report: Deputies Found To Have Assaulted Wives, Driven Under The Influence Remain Employed By LASDDeputies found to have driven more than 100 miles per hour while under the influence, inappropriately touched two girls who were part of the department's Youth Activities League and assaulted there wives are among those who remain employed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, according to a newly released report.
LA County To Explore Lease Agreements With Motels To House Chronically HomelessA Board of Supervisors proposal to identify at least eight motels countywide that could be leased out as interim housing for chronically homeless individuals is moving forward.
Homeless Population In LA County Jumps By 12 Percent; Nearly 59,000 Living On The StreetsOf that number, almost three-fourths of those people are sleeping in cars, tents and other makeshift shelters, official say.
Measles Outbreak: Number Of Confirmed Cases On The Rise In SouthlandThe number of confirmed cases of the measles is on the rise in Los Angeles County.
LA County To Issue March Food Stamps EarlyCalFresh benefits will be issued early to make sure eligible members will not go hungry, after February benefits were distributed in mid-January to avoid a potential gap in payments due to the federal government shutdown.
LA Left Off List Of Most Romantic RestaurantsFour California restaurants made OpenTable's list of most romantic restaurants in America, but none of them were in Los Angeles County.
LA County Hate Crimes Continue To Rise For Fourth YearThe Commission on Human Relations found there were 508 hate crimes reported in Los Angeles County last year, half of which were race-based – an increase of 9 percent from 235 in 2016 to 256 last year.