Governor's Advisors Push for Urgent Action on Homelessness

 At CalMatters and the Los Angeles Times' recent "A Homelessness…

Homes for Veterans and Families in Florence-Firestone

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the groundbreaking ceremony…

Athens Vistas Apartments Offers Homes for Seniors

Seventy-three seniors - half of whom used to live on the streets…

LA County Acts to Address Rising Homeless Mortality Rate

Concerned about the rapidly growing number of deaths among…

POSITION PAPER

HOMELESSNESS: DEEPENING, DYNAMIC and DANGEROUSLY URGENT

By Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

Encouraging a Bioscience Bonanza in LA County

Op-Ed By Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas The entertainment…

Device that Instantly Diagnoses Ear Infections Headlines the 2019 Lundquist Institute’s Innovation Showcase

Local startups working on everything from a device that diagnoses…

A Fair Chance at a Fresh Start

Los Angeles County launched the Fair Chance Campaign, urging…

Statement By Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Florence Library

“I have always valued libraries as important — not to mention…
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Housing, Parks and Transportation Throughout Second District

First of Its Kind Behavioral Health Center On the Rise

Twelve years after its closure, the building that once housed…

LA County Bans Flavored E-Cigs and Flavored Tobacco to Protect Youth

  With nicotine use back on the rise among youth…

LA County’s First Behavioral Health Center

Twelve years after its closure, the original Martin Luther…

Eradicating HIV in LA County and Beyond

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas' opening remarks at a meeting…

A New Day at MLK!

Calling it “a promise fulfilled,” Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas…

MLK Community Hospital In The News

Under Night Sky, Saar Shines Bright

On a cool evening night, set against the late fall sky,…

Moving Educational Equity Beyond the Schoolhouse

UCLA researchers and local education leaders convened at…

South LA Celebrates Health and Wellness

About 3,000 people from across South Los Angeles celebrated…

Expanding Local Agency Advances Arts, Culture, and Creativity for the People of LA County

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, formerly…

More Magic on Its Way to Willowbrook’s Magic Johnson Park

Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the…

LA County Ends Legacy of Brown Water at Sativa

Audit Prompts Investigation of Previous Management Just…

Statement on the Passing of Toni Morrison

“Today we lost a literary giant, cultural icon, and hero…

The Impact of African Americans in California

Remarks by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the One-year Anniversary…
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Architectural sites that define our community

Strengthening Civilian Oversight of the Sheriff’s Department Through Subpoena Power

As part of continued efforts to increase public transparency…

Historic Vote Strengthens Oversight of Probation Department

Probation Oversight Commission and Inspector General to Have…

Board Authorizes Implementing Body-Worn Cameras

The Board of Supervisors voted to begin implementing a much-anticipated…

Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Sheriff’s Rehiring of a Fired Deputy

“I assert that there is no upside to having the Sheriff’s…