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Meeting of the Transition Team for the Office of Child Protection - is scheduled for Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Board Hearing Room 381B., Los Angeles, CA 90012. For further information, see the agenda.

County Public Libraries to Restore Service Hours - Starting on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, the County of Los Angeles Public Library will restore its service hours at libraries that had hours reduced in 2009-2010. Libraries have evolved into community centers and provide invaluable tools for individuals to search for jobs, homework help, computer literacy classes, online learning tools, early childhood literacy programs, teen services, and other programs.
New Library Hours

$5 ADMISSION TO LA COUNTY DAY AT THE FAIR SEPT. 7 $5 ADMISSION TO LA COUNTY DAY AT THE FAIR SEPT. 7 - Mark your calendars! Sunday, September 7th is the Annual County Day at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona. Please join our County family for a fun day at the fair featuring activities for children and families of all ages. Activities include an all-day expo with information booths staffed by County departments and an exciting parade at noon featuring our County leaders.

LA County Rolls Out Online System for Building and Safety Permits - From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away.

Housing Authority Implements Ban on Smoking Throughout Its Public Housing Sites - Effective July 1, Los Angeles County’s public housing residents can breathe a little easier as their homes are now 100% smoke-free! The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles adopted a smoke-free policy for its 63 public housing developments.
Press Release

2014-15 Los Angeles County Budget Proposal - Los Angeles County unveiled a fully balanced budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2014-15 totaling $26.054 billion.
Press Release Budget Information

2014 LA County Youth Jobs Program - Los Angeles County is proud to announce its Earn and Learn program kick off for this summer! The program offers LA County youth ages 14-21 with an average of 120 hours of paid training and work experience. Youth may earn up to $1000 by working in a variety of worksites with private, public, and non-profit employers throughout LA County. The priority of service is given to youth that are CalWORKs, foster care, probation, homeless, General Relief, and low income. If you are a Youth and interested to apply, please visit us at:

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Featured LA County Services

LACountyHelps    Specific Needs Awareness Planning (S.N.A.P.)
To better prepare County residents for these and other types of disasters, the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announces the launch of the Specific Needs Awareness Planning (S.N.A.P.) voluntary disaster registry.

211 LA County    211 LA County
211 is an easy to remember three-digit dialing code that enables a caller to access information about more than 28,000 health and human service programs throughout Los Angeles County 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is TTY accessible. 211 LA County, formerly known as INFO Line of Los Angeles, has been providing these services since 1981.

   Alert LA County
Los Angeles County has implemented an emergency mass notification system to contact County residents and businesses via recorded phone messages, text messages and e-mail during emergencies. For more information and to register your cell phone number, Voice over IP number, and e-mail address, please click the link above.

Coordinated Agency Recovery Effort (C.A.R.E.)    Coordinated Agency Recovery Effort (C.A.R.E.)
Visit C.A.R.E. for coordinated fire recovery and mudslide information, as well as vital information o on how to obtain building and transportation permits, mud and debris flow forecasts, road closures, safety preparedness, assistance programs, and shelter contacts.

There are 88 cities in Los Angeles County, each with its own city council. All of the cities, in varying degrees, contract with the County to provide municipal services. The County provides some services for all residents, like public health protection, public social services, property assessment and vital records.

   Unincorporated Areas
Get information about services provided to residents of unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. More than 65 percent of the County is unincorporated and approximately 1 million people live in these areas. The Board of Supervisors acts as the "city council" and County departments provide the municipal services.

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