Housing, Parks and Transportation Throughout Second District
Housing, Parks and Transportation Throughout Second District

Housing, Parks and Transportation Throughout Second District

Over the past six years, approximately $4-billion has been invested in more than 160 projects throughout communities in the Second District. An estimated 40,000 jobs will be generated as a result of these investments.

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Bringing Economic Development to the Crenshaw/LAX Rail Line
Bringing Economic Development to the Crenshaw/LAX Rail Line

Bringing Economic Development to the Crenshaw/LAX Rail Line

With the Crenshaw-LAX rail line projected to serve thousands of commuters by 2019, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has proposed creating affordable housing, commercial and residential developments on county-owned real estate along major public transportation lines.

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Ridley-Thomas Calls For Jumpstarting LA County’s  Bioscience Industry

Ridley-Thomas Calls For Jumpstarting LA County’s Bioscience Industry

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas made the case Thursday for creating thriving bioscience hubs within Los Angeles County’s five medical research facilities, and he urged private investors and scientific researchers to join in the effort.

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Helping Exploited Children Heal
Helping Exploited Children Heal

Helping Exploited Children Heal

As a licensed social worker, Candice Kimbell has heard many heartbreaking stories from children struggling with difficult issues. But when one child told her that she had been “recruited” at school, Kimbell was stumped.

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Hundreds Attend Metro Symposium & Job Fair
Hundreds Attend Metro Symposium & Job Fair

Hundreds Attend Metro Symposium & Job Fair

Hundreds of potential construction workers from economically disadvantaged communities attended Metro’s job fair and symposium on construction careers this week, hoping for a shot at a construction career during Los Angeles County’s biggest public transportation expansion.

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