Ricardo García was sworn in Wednesday as the 11th Los Angeles County Public Defender.
The first family member to attend college, García received his Juris Doctorate in 1995 from the University of California, Berkeley. He began his legal career in 1995 with the San Diego Public Defender’s Office....
The Los Angeles County Public Defender’s holistic approach to juvenile legal services has won the LA County Quality and Productivity Commission’s coveted Mega Million Dollar Award.
Called Client Assessment Recommendation and Evaluation (CARE), this Juvenile Division program extends legal representation...
A new Los Angeles County Public Defender program that assists incarcerated, mentally ill and developmentally disabled clients has won a coveted Productivity and Quality Award, according to a news release from the Public Defender’s office.
The award honors L.A. County departmental improvement efforts...
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
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