Round-up of California Foster Care Legislation for 2016
Originally published by Witness LA on September 28. This was part of a longer round-up of California legislation on Witness LA. Bills to Protect Vulnerable Foster Children from Doctors Who Prescribe Psychotropic Medications at Alarming Rates The newly signed SB 1174 by Sen.
Park Offers Contrast to Barger in Battle for L.A. Board of Supervisors Seat
Altadena entrepreneur Darrell Park has won a place in November’s runoff election to replace Michael Antonovich on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, finishing second to frontrunner Kathryn Barger. On Tuesday the Board of Supervisors declared the results of the June 7 primary election official.
Child Welfare in Focus for Kathryn Barger, Frontrunner for L.A. County Board of Supes
Yesterday, Kathryn Barger handily outpaced seven contenders in the race to replace Michael Antonovich on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. With 100 percent of precincts reporting Wednesday morning, Barger garnered nearly 30 percent of the vote in Los Angeles County’s fifth district, nearly twice that of her closest competitor.
L.A. County Board of Supes Contenders Pitch Solutions to Children’s Issues
Five candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors spoke on Tuesday about how a mix of professional and personal experiences have shaped how they approach the serious issues that affect the futures of children in L.A.
Candidates Square off in Gabriel’s District
It is a county within a county. Los Angeles County’s fifth is the largest of the five supervisorial districts, where the suburban sprawl of Pasadena gives way to the exurban expanse of the Antelope Valley.
Spotlight on Kids: L.A. County Fifth District Candidate Bob Huff
This week, The Imprint is publishing a series of responses from leading candidates vying for the fifth district seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. We asked these candidates to provide perspective on child welfare, juvenile justice, youth homelessness and education issues.