Social Services

Top Story: Rescuing youthful identities

Rescuing youthful identities Minors are ineligible for credit cards and car loans in California. Yet there they were—the names and Social Security numbers of more than 100 Los… [Read more]
Children and Families
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]
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]