Social Services

Top Story: Picking up pace to protect kids

Picking up pace to protect kids As Los Angeles County prepares to hire its first-ever child protection czar to lead an ambitious new oversight program, efforts to build that system accelerated… [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]