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County hosts summit to fight human trafficking

On Friday, November 20th, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will co-sponsor a regional information summit with the Human Exploitation and Trafficking Institute, a research-based think-tank committed to ending all forms of human trafficking in California.

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Last year, Los Angeles County received nearly 250,000 online job applications. To join our workforce of over 105,000 employees, get started here:  

Building an arts diversity pipeline

The arts can change the trajectory of a human life. Just ask Esai Morales. Before he rose to fame on NYPD Blue, in La Bamba, or as the president of the United States on HBO’s satirical The Brink, he was a young boy growing up on some pretty tough streets in New York City. Then he encountered the world-expanding power of acting.

Saluting those who serve

Whether it’s free admission to Los Angeles County parks and botanic gardens, a complimentary burger or an on-the-house spa treatment, the county is saying thank you to active duty and retired U.S. service members in a big way this Veterans Day.

Board of Supervisors appoints new CEO

OCTOBER 14, 2015  —  The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously appointed Sachi A. Hamai as Chief Executive Officer, a position responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the nation’s largest county and spearheading Board efforts to improve services across a wide array of pressing social issues.


Reward offered in baby Eliza’s death

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has authorized a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man suspected of killing 3-week-old Eliza Delacruz, whose body was found Sunday in a San Diego County dumpster.

Flu death highlights importance of vaccinations

The first influenza-associated death for the 2014-2015 flu season has been reported to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The decedent was an elderly female with underlying medical conditions who resided in the Pomona Valley. Testing identified this particular strain as type B.

A new era begins for L.A. County government

One of the most sweeping shifts in the modern history of Los Angeles County government arrived Monday when four newly elected officials were sworn into office, drawing thousands of jubilant supporters to the Hall of Administration. Taking their oaths on a day filled with pomp and policy were: First District Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Third District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and Assessor Jeffrey Prang.

How to beat the holiday blues and blahs

Healthy Holiday Tips from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health for staying healthy and in good spirits during this holiday season.

Visit the Natural History Museum's Nature Lab

The true stories about plants and animals in the Musem of Natural History's  Nature Lab will surprise you! The Nature Lab is a permanent, 6,500-square-foot, hands-on gallery with more than 200 specimens, live animals, interactives, media, and scientist demonstrations.

County Launches New Trails Website

Love LA County? Love the outdoors? Love hiking, biking and riding in beautiful natural settings?

The LA County Department of Parks and Recreation’s newly-launched website,, will help you navigate the most scenic pathways in the region.