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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Friday, May 7, 2021

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department values the importance...

Supes Vote to Review Current County Policies on Bail, Pretrial Release
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis to analyze the County’s current policies on bail and pretrial release with an eye to creating a more equitable system that also makes more efficient use of public funds. The Board approved...

LA County Supervisors Vote to Reform Juvenile Justice System
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to reform the way the county provides legal counsel to youth in the justice system and to begin implementing those changes by November 1. Under the plan, the Alternate Public Defender’s Office would be given the role of taking on more cases arising...

County-State Inmate Camp Crew Agreement Up for Renewal
Monday, Mar 14, 2016

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the Board of Supervisors’ approval to extend an agreement for county inmates to serve on state fire camp crews for another three years. In a staff report, officials noted lack of sufficient numbers of qualified inmates to serve fire...

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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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