Powered by the People of L.A. County

Powered by the People of L.A. County 1024 512 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Powered by the people of Los Angeles County, we’re making a difference in the fight against homelessness.

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Pipeline to Progress: Interactive map shows homelessness and housing in L.A. County

Pipeline to Progress: Interactive map shows homelessness and housing in L.A. County 1024 512 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Pipeline to Progress: Interactive map shows homelessness and housing in L.A. CountyClick to View Interactive MapNote: This application is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Please use another browser. Los Angeles County today unveiled a multilayered, interactive GIS planning tool designed to guide urgent efforts to create interim and supportive housing to address the homelessness crisis. The tool, presented to the…

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Architecture firm selected to lead La Brea Tar Pits master plan

Architecture firm selected to lead La Brea Tar Pits master plan 880 599 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Architecture firm selected to lead La Brea Tar Pits master plan Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga, President and Director of the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC), today announced the Museums’ selection of the architecture firm WEISS/MANFREDI to lead a master planning team in re-imagining the uniquely important and world-renowned La Brea Tar Pits. The team will work with NHMLAC…

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L.A. County CEO Sachi A. Hamai to retire in 2020

L.A. County CEO Sachi A. Hamai to retire in 2020 1024 512 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted the OurCounty Sustainability Plan, the boldest, most comprehensive regional approach to sustainability ever issued by a county in the United States.

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LA County adopts nation’s most ambitious regional sustainability plan

LA County adopts nation’s most ambitious regional sustainability plan 868 451 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted the OurCounty Sustainability Plan, the boldest, most comprehensive regional approach to sustainability ever issued by a county in the United States.

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As homelessness rises, Los Angeles County’s homeless services network expands and mobilizes

As homelessness rises, Los Angeles County’s homeless services network expands and mobilizes 1024 512 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

As homelessness rises, Los Angeles County’s homeless services network expands and mobilizes The results of the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count are out, showing a 12% rise in homelessness—even as an expanded homeless services system is making unprecedented strides in providing housing and help. Find out what’s driving the numbers and meet some of those who’ve been helped in this…

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Painted ladies pay a visit to the Arboretum

Painted ladies pay a visit to the Arboretum 1008 537 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Painted ladies pay a visit to the Arboretum As swarms of butterflies make their way north, the L.A. County Arboretum has proven to be a good spot to rest and fatten up on plant nectar. Horticulturist Bryan Burks takes us through the gardens where there are still a few Vanessa cardui to be found. To plan your visit to the…

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Thinking Outside the Box to Address Homelessness

Thinking Outside the Box to Address Homelessness 1008 537 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Thinking outside the box to address homelessness After a call for proposals to create game-changing creative and scalable permanent housing solutions for those experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County, five winners were awarded $4.5 million in Measure H funding to bring these projects to reality. The Housing Innovation Challenge has made four awards at the $1 million level and one…

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Confronting the Woolsey Fire—and preparing for the future

Confronting the Woolsey Fire—and preparing for the future 1024 512 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Confronting the Woolsey Fire—and preparing for the future The Woolsey Fire started on November 8, 2018 and burned for 13 days before it was contained. This was an unprecedented, fast-moving brush fire, 14 miles wide, with a footprint of 150 square miles, driven by gusts of up to 70 mph—the most destructive fire L.A. County has ever seen. Three canyons…

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MET teams get to work in L.A. County

MET teams get to work in L.A. County 1008 537 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

MET team network grows in L.A. County L.A. County is expanding an innovative program to help people facing mental health emergencies get into treatment, instead of landing in jail. Ride along with Sheriff’s deputy Joe Miranda and Department of Mental Health clinical worker Tina Webb as they respond to calls in El Monte.

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L.A. County unites to confront opioid crisis

L.A. County unites to confront opioid crisis 1024 576 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

L.A. County unites to confront opioid crisis Los Angeles County departments are joining together to confront the opioid epidemic, which claims 500 lives in the county every year. From the Sheriff’s Department to Public Health, in hospital emergency rooms and in the Coroner’s office, county programs are addressing the crisis with innovation and compassion. Need help? Call 1-844-804-7500.

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More mobile showers for those in need

More mobile showers for those in need 1024 512 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

More mobile showers for those in need The Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to expand a program that provides showers, hot meals, health screenings and more to people experiencing homelessness. The mobile shower program started at two locations—Whittier Narrows Recreation Area and unincorporated East Pasadena—with help from the Departments of Public Health, Parks and Recreation and the Los Angeles…

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After-hours fun at L.A. County parks

After-hours fun at L.A. County parks 1024 570 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

After-hours fun at L.A. County parks An L.A. County recreational program is turning parks into after-hours fun zones. Parks After Dark started small but now is bringing music, sports and more to 33 parks countywide. All those free nighttime recreational, health and wellness opportunities add up to less crime and stronger communities. The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research found…

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Jamal Dunn joined L.A. County Supervisors in discussing progress made since passage of Measure H. Dunn is formerly homeless but now lives in the Fiesta Apartments in North Hollywood, where supportive services let him focus on his health as he confronts multiple sclerosis.

County invests $402 million to combat homelessness

County invests $402 million to combat homelessness 1024 570 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

County invests $402 million to combat homelessness Jamal Dunn joined L.A. County Supervisors in discussing progress made since passage of Measure H. Dunn is formerly homeless but now lives in the Fiesta Apartments in North Hollywood, where supportive services let him focus on his health as he confronts multiple sclerosis. Building on an array of promising successes, the Los Angeles…

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Once homeless, now he drives change for others

Once homeless, now he drives change for others 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Once homeless, now he drives change for others Terrence Pierre, one of more than 1,000 new employees being hired by nonprofit organizations with Measure H funds to expand homeless services, is a man on a mission. As a member of LAHSA’s Homeless Engagement Team, he works the streets of Skid Row, engaging people without homes and transporting them across the…

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