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The Gateway at Willowbrook

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas celebrated the grand opening of the Gateway at Willowbrook, an affordable living development with 105 apartments for seniors, including 22 apartments for seniors who had been homeless. It is the County of Los Angeles’ first mixed-use development featuring apartments built on top of a public library “The Gateway at Willowbrook marked the first time […]

Black History Month: Rev. Dr. Alexander Hamilton

In celebration of Black History Month, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas presented a scroll to the Reverend Dr. Alexander Hamilton, who arranged the late Aretha Franklin’s Grammy-Award winning gospel album Amazing Grace, among many other stellar musical achievements. “I commend you for a long-lasting and outstanding career in the music industry, and for all that you have […]

Alarm Raised Over Pepper Spray Use in Juvenile Facilities

Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Chair Janice Hahn, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted its first ever investigation into the Probation Department and raised alarm over excessive and improper use of pepper spray at juvenile halls and camps. After hearing the OIG’s report, the Board of Supervisors ordered a special […]

February 2019

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Creative Economy Takes Center Stage

The newly released 2019 Otis Report on the Creative Economy demonstrates the tremendous impact and influence that the creative sector has on the economies of both California and the Greater Los Angeles region, and encourages investment in arts education, economic development, and cultural planning. The Otis College of Art and Design partnered with Beacon Economics […]