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County hires consultant to examine voting problems

LOS ANGELES — Reacting to hours-long waits and a host of other challenges to voting during the primary election, the county Board of Supervisors voted March 10 to hire an independent consultant to help troubleshoot. Supervisor Janice Hahn initiated the motion calling for a review of the county’s revamped voting system. “We have to figure Read More…

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County continues its ban on commercial marijuana

LOS ANGELES — A ban on commercial cannabis remains in place in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, with the Board of Supervisors opting not to take any action on the issue, even as new legal dispensaries open with state and local licenses in other parts of the county. The county’s Department of Consumer and Read More…

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Supervisors seek to boost program that IDs troubled youth

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Feb. 27 to bolster a program geared toward identifying troubled kids in order to prevent school shootings and other violence. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger championed the plan to enhance the School Threat Assessment Response Team, which was established in 2009. “It’s been almost two Read More…