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The Los Angeles County Fire Department is facing, what promises to be, the worst fire season in over a 100 years for 2013. As evident with the recent Rim fire through Yosemite National Park, the extent of damage caused by a dry brush wildfire is quite severe.
Taking every precaution necessary to help protect residents, LACOFD […]
Ever wondered how Los Angeles became the metropolitan city it is today? The Natural History Museum’s new 14,000 square foot exhibit features the evolution of Los Angeles from an environmental, cultural and archaeological perspective, blending 250 artifacts and objects with interactive multimedia elements.
This new permanent exhibit is a part of the $135 million dollar overhaul […]
They are a rare breed, risking their lives to protect others. They are LA County’s Reserve Sheriffs and they do it because they love it. “Most work in patrol, but some chose to work in custody, some in courts, we also have a number that work in emergency operations,” said Capt. Phil Hansen, Commanding Officer of the Reserve Forces Bureau. […]
U.S. Marines are trained for battle and now the LA County Forensic Training Program is taking their training one step further by teaching them how to retrieve and process fallen soldiers. “We are training them to deal with death at different levels,” said Fred Corral, LA County Coroner. Corral started the program in 2008 and since then, dozens of U.S. […]
A cultural destination along the Gold Line Eastside Extension done in partnership with Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, Supervisor Molina’s ArtsFest includes an Artwalk featuring local artists and artisans, concerts, movie nights, interactive dance and music sessions. Audiences will be delighted with a variety of performers throughout the summer season, starting on […]
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Directional I-405 Freeway Closures Through the Sepulveda Pass Planned Aug. 17, 24
The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements contractor will continue removing falsework on the Mulholland Bridge in the Sepulveda Pass on Saturday nights over the next two weekends. This will require full directional freeway closures from Valley Vista Drive to Skirball Center Drive between […]
After five consecutive years of budget deficits and fiscal challenges, Los Angeles County unveiled a no cuts, no deficit budget proposal today for Fiscal Year 2013-14, totaling $24.699 billion.
“Achieving a balanced budget is a notable accomplishment given the economic crisis
that we have endured without service reductions, layoffs, or furloughs,” said Chief
Executive Officer […]
Construction is nearly complete on the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital and adjoining outpatient center in Willowbrook.
The project, which has been long-championed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, will include a hospital with approximately 130 beds, including a 21-bed emergency department and a critical care unit. It also will provide a range of […]
How does LA County create its $24 billion budget?
Check out this short video about the County budget process and how you can get involved