Entries by Marlon Baker

Supervisors Support Obama’s Plan for Early Childhood Ed

For years now, experts have said that brain development begins prior to birth and advances rapidly through the age of three, making it possible for very young children to learn to read, write, add and subtract. Investing in early learning during the first five years of a child’s life is critical, with significant consequences for […]

Board of Supervisors Approves a Balanced and Fiscally Prudent Budget

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted a final budget today that, for the first time in five years, is balanced by revenues and does not rely on borrowing from reserves or by implementing service cutbacks. Although unemployment rates remain at historically high levels, Los Angeles County is seeing improvements in revenues from property […]

Park to Playa Project Moving Forward

The Park to Playa project, which will eventually create a network of trails that will seamlessly connect Kenneth Hahn Park to the bike trails at Playa del Rey, continues to move forward. On Tuesday, May 28th a regional board that oversees open space within the Baldwin Hills and Ballona Creek area  approved funding to enhance […]