Social Services

Top Story: ‘Unseen, unheard and unsafe’

‘Unseen, unheard and unsafe’ Los Angeles County’s child protection system is broken and demands immediate fixes, according to a draft of a new blue ribbon commission report that paints… [Read more]
Children and Families
A Cinderella moment

A Cinderella moment

It was an invitation that another teenager might have taken for granted. Alexx Solyom had been asked to her first winter formal, a masquerade ball… [Read more]
Homelessness
Everyone should count

Everyone should count

For Los Angeles to effectively confront the shame of homelessness, it needs a clear picture of the problem. And the 2013 Greater Los Angeles Homeless… [Read more]
Housing
More affordable housing in the works

More affordable housing in the works

In a compromise intended to bolster the county’s supply of affordable housing even in times of budget uncertainty, the Board of Supervisors this week unanimously… [Read more]