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Building Metro’s Future Workforce at Vermont & Manchester

The Board of Supervisors authorized negotiating with the SEED Foundation to operate a one-of-a-kind charter boarding school focused on preparing youth for careers in the transportation industry in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Transportation School will be the centerpiece of a mixed-use development envisioned on 4.2 acres at the corner of Vermont Avenue […]

Artistic Addition to MLK Medical Campus

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Campus in Willowbrook marked yet another milestone in its expansion with the opening of a parking structure embellished with a stunning piece of art. “We want to ensure that the remarkable staff at the MLK Campus has space to park in a timely manner, so that they can […]

Modernizing Los Angeles County’s Voting Infrastructure

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas issued the following statement on June 12, 2018 after the Board of Supervisors authorized contracts advancing the Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP) project. Launched in 2009, VSAP’s goal is to modernize Los Angeles County’s aging voting system by creating an improved hand-marked vote-by-mail ballot, an innovative interactive sample ballot, a robust […]

Homeowners Can Help in the Fight Against Homelessness

The Board of Supervisors is making it easier for homeowners to build or convert existing spaces into Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as “backyard houses” or “granny flats.” The goal: to help increase the region’s seriously depleted housing stock though the development of safe and livable low-cost housing options. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas underscored the importance […]

Supportive Housing Takes Center Stage at Summit

More than 1,000 people gathered at the nation’s only summit on supportive housing and heard Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Mayor Eric Garcetti talk about Los Angeles’ passage of ballot initiatives that will collectively raise an unprecedented $5 billion over a decade to address homelessness. Since voters approved Measure H and Proposition HHH in late 2016 […]