Long Beach Board of Supervisors
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, at the recommendation of Supervisor Don Knabe, issued a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of 50-year-old Seaborn Mason of Long Beach.
This week, I have asked the Board of Supervisors to declare September “School Attendance Month.” For many of us, attending school is a no-brainer. But for some children, it can be an ongoing challenge, with devastating results. Low-income children are four times more likely to be chronically absent in kindergarten than their peers from families [...]
Commemorating the Lunar New Year, the United States Postal Service today issued a new Forever Stamp featuring a dragon, the fifth of 12 animals associated with the Chinese lunar calendar. “The Postal Service is proud to celebrate the Lunar New Year with the issuance of this magnificent Forever Stamp,” said USPS Vice President of Sales [...]
At Tuesday’s Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Meeting, Supervisor Don Knabe commemorated National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. “While we often think of child sex trafficking as a problem in other countries, it’s happening right here in our backyard to girls as young as 11 and 12,” said Knabe. Data from the County’s Probation Department [...]
Last month, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted the redistricting map which had been proposed by Supervisor Don Knabe. Changes resulting from that map went into effect on Friday, resulting in some communities being shifted to different Supervisorial districts.
Dear Fourth District Residents, This week, the Board of Supervisors began its review of the Plan A2 Redistricting Map, which was approved by the Boundary Review Committee. Let me start by saying: Wow! I want to thank all of you who took the time to come downtown to testify. I know it was a long [...]
Dear Fourth District Residents, Next Tuesday, County redistricting comes before the Board of Supervisors for our review. I know that many of you have been very active throughout this process, attending the Boundary Review Committee meetings and sending in over 1,000 letters, which had a tremendous impact. However, we must keep the momentum going, as [...]
On Thursday, March 24, 2011 at approximately 10:26 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to an alley in the 1500 block of Pine Avenue regarding a male subject that had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim, later identified as 29-year-old Los Angeles resident Philip Victor Williamson, was transported by paramedics to [...]
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today to allocate $3,900,000 to twenty-four Fourth District cities for recreation and open space projects. Projects will include improvements such as planting community gardens, upgrading play equipment at parks, refurbishing and expanding trails, and constructing picnic shelters. Each city will be required to submit an [...]
A program expected to create at least 2,200 jobs for economically disadvantaged youth was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. “In these tough economic times, young people are really struggling to find employment, which limits their ability to gain necessary experience for the future,” said Supervisor Knabe. “This program will [...]