Mission Possible: Social justice medicine inside L.A. County jails

Mission Possible: Social justice medicine inside L.A. County jails 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

This short documentary offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at some of the most committed medical professionals anywhere, as they go about their rounds helping a uniquely underserved population: inmates in the nation’s largest county-run correctional system. Their values-driven approach to healthcare is making a profound difference in the lives of individuals and the families and communities to which they will…

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Human trafficking crackdown hits home

Human trafficking crackdown hits home 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Human trafficking crackdown hits home The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department and other county departments mobilized recently as part of a three-day statewide enforcement sweep called Operation Reclaim and Rebuild. The mission: to rescue victims of human trafficking and arrest the pimps and johns who exploit them. This video photo gallery captures some key moments in the operation as it…

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Some enchanted evening at Descanso Gardens

Some enchanted evening at Descanso Gardens 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Fall under the spell of Descanso Gardens’ Enchanted: Forest of Light interactive nighttime show. Tickets are sold out, but you can still experience this wintry wonderland through our video photo gallery.

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The L.A. Model: Changing young lives at Campus Kilpatrick

The L.A. Model: Changing young lives at Campus Kilpatrick 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

In the hills above Malibu, an old-school juvenile probation camp has been transformed into a cutting edge rehabilitation facility called Campus Kilpatrick. As the first group of young people finishes their rehabilitative and educational program, this video goes behind the scenes of the new facility and introduces some of the people who are bringing the innovative approach known as the…

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Wildfire Information

Wildfire Information 540 442 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Local Assistance Center Opening for residents impacted by wildfires The County and City of Los Angeles are jointly opening a Local Assistance Center on December 12-16. This one-stop shop provides individuals, families and business owners impacted by the recent fires information on services and assistance from government agencies, utility companies and non-profits. The center will operate Tues.-Fri. (noon-8:00 pm) and Sat. (8:00…

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Progress and Possibilities: L.A. County in action

Progress and Possibilities: L.A. County in action 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Millions of people depend on Los Angeles County, and Los Angeles County is meeting the challenge in bold and innovative ways. Guided by priorities established by the Board of Supervisors, the County is raising the bar on what local government can achieve—and on how effectively it can deliver results. Here’s what progress looks like.

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Woman helping a homeless person.

Touching lives as homeless outreach grows

Touching lives as homeless outreach grows 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Measure H funding is boosting outreach to the homeless. Over the next decade, millions of dollars are expected to flow into outreach programs countywide, thanks to the voter-approved sales tax to combat homelessness. This video photo gallery shows some of the frontline work now taking place. As outreach workers from LA Family Housing fanned out recently in the Northeast San…

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Ferris wheel.

An after-hours adventure at the L.A. County Fair

An after-hours adventure at the L.A. County Fair 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

When the sun goes down, the Los Angeles County Fair gets cooler—in more ways than one. Experience the thrills and high-flying fun in our video photo gallery.

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LAC 4 You logo.

Los Angeles County takes bold steps in support of immigrants

Los Angeles County takes bold steps in support of immigrants 539 305 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Moving across multiple fronts, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to intensify its support for immigrants in the face of federal efforts to roll back protections on vulnerable populations, including young “dreamers” studying and working under the DACA program.

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Woman and girl helping a handicapped family member

Beach wheelchairs let everyone make a splash

Beach wheelchairs let everyone make a splash 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

L.A. County’s surf and sand are famous worldwide, but taking the plunge can be difficult for people with mobility issues. Thanks to beach wheelchairs, accessibility is now a reality for beachgoers who need help on the sand.

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Edgar hugging his foster mother.

A transcendent graduation journey for foster teen

A transcendent graduation journey for foster teen 1024 576 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Edgar Quintero’s winding path to the stage of Disney Hall, where she recently was honored along with 174 other high-achieving, college-bound foster youth, is a journey shaped by hard work, imagination and the power of unconditional love.

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Audience, some raising their hands.

Historic vote puts millions of Measure H dollars to work

Historic vote puts millions of Measure H dollars to work 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles County Supervisors have approved a spending package to deploy more than $1 billion in Measure H funds into local communities over the next three years—a key milestone in the county’s ambitious commitment to combatting homelessness.

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Man on rocks in river. Beautiful waterfall in the background.

Gotta hike ‘em all: L.A. County’s trail treasures

Gotta hike ‘em all: L.A. County’s trail treasures 1024 576 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Summer arrives in Los Angeles County with a blaze of triple digits. Time to check out this photo gallery of some of the coolest hikes and hottest wilderness destinations in our own backyard.

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Data room servers.

DC1 ushers in new era of data management in L.A. County

DC1 ushers in new era of data management in L.A. County 800 445 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

County leaders have inaugurated the new, energy-saving DataCenter1, which consolidates and modernizes the information technology infrastructure of the nation’s most populous county. The new center—DC1 for short—provides greater security and efficiency for millions of documents.

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A father holding his sone and his wife smiling at son.

Fostering an easier, more inclusive path for families

Fostering an easier, more inclusive path for families 1024 576 COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

With more than 18,000 children and teens in foster care, L.A. County has embarked on an ambitious plan to expand the ranks of foster families by reaching out to new communities, streamlining the application process, and giving parents and kids the support they need.

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