Nearly 3,000 participants—including government leaders from across the U.S.—are taking part in the National Association of Counties’ annual conference now underway in Long Beach. This photo gallery showcases some of the sights visitors can see around town, along with images of some last-minute preparation behind the scenes.
With a nod to the past and an eye on the future, officials have installed a time capsule in Los Angeles County's historic Hall of Justice, to be reopened in the year 2116. Here are some images from the ceremony.
California’s homeless crisis is intensifying—and so are efforts to find innovative and sustainable solutions. As media organizations from the Bay Area to L.A. devote a day of coverage to this long-running tragedy, we offer these L.A. County video stories of homelessness and help.
From Canoga Park to Coronado, Santa Fe Springs to San Francisco, Long Beach to Lompoc, more than 11,000 people throughout Los Angeles County and the state have so far signed a petition urging Gov. Jerry Brown to declare homelessness in California a state of emergency. Here’s why.
Find relief from the sweltering temperatures at a neighborhood cooling center or by taking a dip in an L.A. County swimming pool. Wade into our refreshing photo gallery for some cool inspiration.
Take a look back at LA County voters in action during the June 7 California primary. Their portraits make up a photo gallery showing some of those who brought e pluribus unum to life.
This video goes behind the scenes as thousands of Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk volunteers and staff members prepare to process millions of ballots in Los Angeles County in advance of the June 7 primary.
After an epic sea voyage from New Orleans and through the Panama Canal, ET-94 has finally come ashore in L.A. County. This photo gallery captures some moments from its arrival in Marina del Rey.
Thousands of cyclists will roll into the Southeast cities on Sunday. Many residents there rely on public transportation, bikes and foot power to navigate their lives. Take a spin through our photos of a bike shop along the CicLAvia route and the daily routine of one patron: a factory worker whose bike is his only ride.
When the Cervantes family goes back to L.A. County's Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, their tiny toddlers are greeted like visiting rock stars. Watch how a high-risk pregnancy turned into four bundles of joy—and dozens of lasting friendships.
Los Angeles County's jail system serves as a de facto mental health institution for thousands of inmates suffering from psychological and psychiatric problems. Watch this behind-the-scenes video showing culture change in the jails and innovations in how deputies are being trained to work there.
Los Angeles County’s Arboretum & Botanic Garden has bountiful attractions across its 127 acres, from towering trees to preening peacocks. Now it’s grown a new one.
Downtown’s coolest al fresco gathering place is about to get even cooler. “Paper Airplane,” a new shade structure by artists Elenita Torres and Dean Sherriff, will be installed in Grand Park in early June.
Five decades ago, military veterans returned home to a nation deeply conflicted about the Vietnam War. Those who served often found themselves caught in the middle of a raging domestic battle about the war itself. Now America is saying an overdue thank you, with more than 5,000 events around the country commemorating the war and the sacrifices and accomplishments of those who served.
A time-lapse video flyover with breathtaking views from the high desert to the beach opens L.A. County’s latest Annual Report. Come along on a multimedia journey that also features 10 video stories, along with messages from County Supervisors and an animated look at the county budget.