Press Release: Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer,Sr. Announces his $37.3 Million Plan for Youth Diversion Programs to End the School to Prison Pipeline

(Sacramento - July 12, 2018) � Today, Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D � South Los Angeles) unveiled his plan to end the school to prison pipeline, by securing $37.3 million from the 2018-2019 California State Budget to establish the Youth Reinvestment Fund. This fund will help improve the outcomes of vulnerable youth populations by using trauma informed community and health-based interventions in lieu of arrest, detention and incarceration. Read more
Proposed Increase to Public Health Fees Effective Fiscal Year 2018-2019
A recommendation by the Department of Public Health to increase most public health permit/license and service fees by approximately 15 percent effective FY 2018-19 went before the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors on April 24, 2018. The Board continued the agenda item until June 26, 2018. This is a Board public hearing date that is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012. Read More

West Santa Ana Branch Transit proposed two stations in HP

The West Santa Ana Branch (WSAB) Transit Corridor Project is a new 20-mile light rail transit line that would connect downtown Los Angeles to southeast LA County, serving the cities and communities of Arts District, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, unincorporated Florence-Graham community of LA County, Vernon, Huntington Park, Bell, Cudahy, South Gate, Downey, Paramount, Bellflower, Cerritos and Artesia. Read more