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EV Charging Stations Available to Residents

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County residents can now take advantage of new electric vehicle charging stations at various county facilities. Electric vehicle owners near the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s station in Lynwood or the Department of Health Services in Downey for example, can charge their vehicles for up to four hours, […]

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One Day Only. Wristband Distribution for the County’s Largest Free Health Clinic

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County residents in need of free vision, dental or medical care should clear their calendars: at 9 a.m. Sunday, September 7, Care Harbor-LA an annual free clinic for families and individuals in need, will distribute 4,000 wristbands on a first come basis at the Los Angeles Memorial […]

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Affordable Homes in Jefferson Park Now Open

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Reginald Drummer was homeless, HIV positive and living on Skid Row for four years. But finally, he found the break he needed: Mercy Housing. The nonprofit had just opened the Jefferson Park Terrace apartments on Western Avenue and so he applied for a one-bedroom unit. Four months […]

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New MLK Mental Health Center Now Open

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Jo Helen Graham’s son Mark was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when he was 15 years old. Despite his parents’ efforts to find him ongoing treatment, little has been available to address his mental illness and he has suffered. A barroom brawl years ago landed him in prison […]

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Noise Relief Coming for Residents Near LAX

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For years, residents close to Los Angeles International Airport have had to endure the noise that comes from living near one of the nation’s largest airports. But help is on the way. Eligible homeowners in Athens, Del Air and Lennox can apply to receive grant funding to […]

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Statement on the Board of Supervisors Passage on Placing Prop. A on the November Ballot

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In 1992 and 1996, Los Angeles County voters approved two consecutive property tax measures, both known as Proposition A. Over the past two decades, these measures have generated over one billion dollars in revenue.  These funds have been used to create more green space and recreational spaces […]

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Innovative Partnerships Address Blight in Koreatown

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New retail outlets, housing units and business space are in the offing for a currently blighted section of Vermont Avenue in Koreatown. For 20 years, several county buildings near the intersection of Vermont and 6th streets have been eyesores in the neighborhood. They are even worse, however, inside, plagued with […]

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Recovery Center on MLK Medical Campus

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  Hoping to reduce emergency room overcrowding and decrease the costs of keeping stabilized homeless patients in expensive hospital beds, the Board of Supervisors approved $3.7-million in funding for a new recovery center on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Campus in Willowbrook. The MLK Recovery Center, […]

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A New Way of Life for Former Inmates

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Joseph Baddley, 53, became homeless after being in and out of prison. Not having access to medical care, when Baddley became sick, he hit rock bottom. But thanks to a new program to build more supportive housing in Los Angeles County, Baddley has found an apartment to […]

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County Pools Now Closed

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After a long summer with 28 pools open throughout the County of Los Angeles, all pools are now closed with the exception of those at Jesse Owens and Roosevelt parks.  To continue making a splash throughout the year, these parks will remain open for year-round swimming.  All other county pools will […]

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