In his annual “state of the county” speech, longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe took a swipe Thursday at recent spending decisions by a new board majority as it pursues a series of ambitious and costly social programs.
Knabe and the nonpartisan board’s only other conservative, Michael D. Antonovich, will retire next year. The five-member board has seen a sea change in leadership as term limits have begun to oust several who had served for decades.
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An earlier version of this post said the proposed Men's Central Jail was reduced to 1,000 beds. It was reduced by 1,000...
County crews performed work on the garage of Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas' private home, installing drywall, an air conditioner, appliances and a security system, according to sources familiar with the job.