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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Letters: Governing L.A. County

    Re "5 jobs politicians covet," Sept. 7 Thank you for the article concerning the complexities of the jobs held by members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Term limits for the members may improve governance, as would more frequent and...
  • L.A. supervisors agree to pay $29 million in new King hospital costs

    L.A. supervisors agree to pay $29 million in new King hospital costs
    Los Angeles County leaders on Tuesday approved $29 million in new spending on the rebuilding of a hospital in South Los Angeles, bringing the total price tag of the long-awaited Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital to $281.4 million. The funding...
  • Supervisors bicker over whether public knows enough about museum plan

    Supervisors bicker over whether public knows enough about museum plan
    Responding to concerns that plans to rebuild the Los Angeles County Museum of Art could damage the La Brea Tar Pits, county leaders voted Tuesday to ask representatives from both landmarks to present details about the proposal to the Board of...
  • Supervisors vote to review tax-funded payments to rehab clinics

    Supervisors vote to review tax-funded payments to rehab clinics
    In response to a scathing report about a lack of government oversight and improper payments to taxpayer-funded rehabilitation clinics, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to review its authority over such contracts and...
  • County official calls for review of taxpayer-funded rehab clinics

    County official calls for review of taxpayer-funded rehab clinics
    In response to a scathing report about a lack of government oversight and improper payments to taxpayer-funded rehabilitation clinics, a local official is calling for a review of Los Angeles County’s authority over such contracts and its ability...
  • Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet pair up

     Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet pair up
    The Ford Amphitheatre can be magical, especially for dance: The tiered performance area, stone steps and verdant foliage seem to heighten the art form's already ephemeral qualities. When L.A.'s Lula Washington Dance Theatre joins forces with New York-...
  • L.A. County officials fear crime, costs because of jail decision

    L.A. County officials fear crime, costs because of jail decision
    Los Angeles County officials said the Supreme Court’s refusal to block an order for the release of state prison inmates will endanger the community and stretch already strained services. “It is inevitable that public safety will be adversely...
  • Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus

    Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus
    Vacant beds at the Veterans Administration campus in West Los Angeles will be filled by homeless vets on state waiting lists for nursing home care, authorities said Thursday. The arrangement is part of stepped-up federal assistance, including expanded...
  • Wendy Greuel faces campaign debt following mayor's race

    Wendy Greuel faces campaign debt following mayor's race
    The expensive and hard-fought race for Los Angeles mayor left former candidate Wendy Greuel with more than $518,000 in outstanding campaign debts, according to fundraising numbers turned in this week. The report, which covers the fundraising period that...
  • DCFS official to address Lancaster council in child's death

    DCFS official to address Lancaster council in child's death
    A senior member of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is scheduled to address the Lancaster City Council on Tuesday night regarding the alleged torture death of an 8-year-old boy in neighboring Palmdale. Lancaster...
  • Citizen's commission to investigate Dept. of Family Services

    Citizen's commission to investigate Dept. of Family Services
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a citizens' blue ribbon commission to propose reforms in the county's troubled child welfare agency. The commission, with two members appointed by each of the five supervisors, will...