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So Much More than a Champion

Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Passing of Kobe Bryant “This is devastating news and my condolences go out to the entire Bryant family and the loved ones of all lost in this tragic and horrific accident. “Kobe wasn’t just collectively our region’s favorite NBA player who won five NBA championships for the Los […]

In Tackling Homelessness, Together We Thrive

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined thousands of volunteers who fanned out across Los Angeles County over three days to count the homeless population, with the goal of finding out where services are needed most, and ultimately deliver them. This year, he walked the streets of Mid-City, accompanied by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Interim Executive […]

Board Takes Historic Step Towards Granting Civilian Bodies Subpoena Power

  Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors (Board) took important steps to create the Probation Oversight Commission and strengthen oversight of the Sheriff’s Department by giving new tools to the Civilian Oversight Commission and the Inspector General. Once adopted at next week’s Board meeting on January 28, the civilian bodies overseeing the Probation and Sheriff’s departments […]