L.A. County’s surf and sand are famous worldwide, but taking the plunge can be difficult for people with mobility issues. Thanks to new beach wheelchairs, accessibility is now a reality for beachgoers who need help on the sand.
Los Angeles County Supervisors today unanimously approved a balanced $30.1 billion budget focusing on progress and people—with major investments in the fight against homelessness along with commitments to child safety and healthcare innovation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Los Angeles County’s groundbreaking project to reimagine the future of voting has been named a top finalist for Harvard’s prestigious Roy and Lila Ash Award for Public Engagement in Government. Take a closer look at the county’s creative collaboration with celebrated design firm IDEO in this behind-the-scenes video.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has appointed Regina Waugh as Executive Director to guide the Woment and Girls Initiative. Waugh joins a high-powered and diverse panel appointed by the board to the initiative’s Governing Council.
Los Angeles County has unveiled a $30 billion recommended budget for 2017-18, providing critical funding for a wide range of reforms and services across the nation’s largest municipal government.
Predicted Godzilla-level El Niño rains left Los Angeles County high and dry in 2015-16, but they did a number on its beaches. Reversing the damage is still a work in progress, as these powerful before-and-after photos show.
Spring has arrived in Los Angeles County with a blast of color. From the coast to the desert and the rolling hills in between, the region is blossoming and buzzing with new life. This photo gallery takes you to some of the best places around Los Angeles County to watch nature’s show unfold.
Librarians across L.A. County—from Agoura Hills to Willowbrook—are on the frontlines of the homelessness crisis, confronting a challenge as complex as anything in the reference stacks. This video offers a close-up look at some of the unique relationships unfolding at three very different libraries.
Prevention is the not-so-secret weapon in the fight against homelessness being waged by Los Angeles County and its social service partners.
The County of Los Angeles Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services and the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board released the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Regional and Local Plans.