Supervisor Michael Antonovich is calling his fellow Los Angeles County board members to declare a state of emergency in Bouquet Canyon, where silt buildup in Bouquet Canyon Creek has created a flood hazard and caused wells to go dry.
County and state officials are urging residents across the state to conserve water. State Senator Fran Pavley expressed the need for legislation that would create a more coordinated response to drought.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California is suing Los Angeles County, following the Board of Supervisors' decision to put a cross back on the county seal. The ACLU claims the decision is unconstitutional.
The County of Los Angeles Probation Department reported to the Board of Supervisors on the latest statistics and issues relating to Assembly Bill 109 and prison realignment. Mental health and "split-sentencing" were the most important issues.
Permits for Disney's Golden Oak Ranch expansion project in Placerita Canyon were approved by the county Board of Supervisors. They also voted Tuesday to put a cross back on the county seal. The motion was met with mixed reactions.
The county Board of Supervisors will vote on Tuesday, Jan. 7 whether to approve building permits for Disney's Golden Oak Ranch expansion project. The proposed developments would add eight to 12 sound stages off of Placerita Canyon Road.
County Supervisors Michael Antonovich and Don Knabe are motioning to have the Christian cross put back on the county seal to reflect a recent restoration at the San Gabriel Mission. The cross was recently put back on the roof of the mission.
A baby boy was safely surrendered at a Valencia hospital on Sunday, as part of Los Angeles County's Safe Surrender Program, which allows parents to legally and safely surrender a child who is no more than three days old and shows no signs of abuse.