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Supes Seek Subpoena Power for Oversight of Sheriff’s Department
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion to provide recommendations for how to modify county ordinances to grant the Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission subpoena power through the Office of Inspector General. The motion by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and...

County Releases Recommendations for Civilian Oversight Commission
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

Recently, the Probation Reform and Implementation Team (PRIT) released comprehensive recommendations outlining its proposed authority and structure for the civilian Probation Oversight Commission (POC) for Los Angeles County’s Probation Department, the largest in the U.S. The proposal includes a call...

County Probation Reform Team Moves to End Pepper Spray Use
Monday, May 6, 2019

Los Angeles County’s Probation Reform and Implementation Team released a roadmap Monday for providing humane treatment and improving safety in the county’s juvenile halls and probation camps that, for the first time, includes recommendations for phasing out the use of pepper spray over the course...

County Inspector General to Probe Probation Dept. Use of Pepper Spray
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018

With a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed the county’s Inspector General to investigate safety concerns in juvenile halls and probation camps, particularly around the use of pepper spray. The investigation is intended to ensure the well-being of youth...

County Probation Reform Team Weighs Future of Oversight Commission
Friday, Oct 26, 2018

Los Angeles County’s Probation Reform and Implementation Team has held its fourth in a series of public meetings to develop a comprehensive plan for reforming the nation’s largest Probation Department. They discussed ways to transform the existing Probation Commission into a new – and strengthened...

County Officials Weigh Juvenile, Adult Probation Reform
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018

The Probation Reform and Implementation Team met Wednesday to discuss a new mission and vision for the nation’s largest Probation Department, as well as to consider an organizational structure that supports separate adult and juvenile probation operations in Los Angeles County. It was the third in...

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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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