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.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors heard a report by county staff at their Tuesday meeting regarding the results of AB 109 and prison realignment over the last two years, specifically how the county handles offenders released under the bill.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will receive a report from the Probation Department at their Tuesday meeting, summarizing the effect of Assembly Bill 109 and prison realignment during the second year of the program.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the boundaries of the Santa Clarita Valley Enterprise Zone at their Tuesday meeting. The Enterprise Zone program ends on Dec. 31, 2014, but tax credits and benefits are still available until then.