Los Angeles County

L.A. Metro Expands Nation’s Largest Clean-Air Bus Fleet With Federal Grant

Compressed natural gas buses have saved Los Angeles County an average of 47 cents per mile on fuel the past 15 years.

Are Taxpayers Willing to Pony Up for Parks?

They were in Seattle and elsewhere. And counties from California to Ohio have proposed parks levies for the November ballot, whether it’s to simply maintain park space or add more in underserved areas.

L.A. Area Faces Powerful Wildfire; Georgia Looks to Fill Hundreds of State Jobs

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: N.Y.C. gets more details about long-term subway closure; and PETA vs. Billings Parks and Recreation

Nation’s Most-Populous County Takes Center Stage

It’s easy to forget just how large Los Angeles is—not the City of Los Angeles, mind you, the County of Los Angeles.

Route Fifty in Long Beach, Calif., for NACo’s 81st Annual Conference and Expo

Starting Thursday, Los Angeles County plays host to the National Association of Counties annual gathering. On Friday, Executive Editor Michael Grass will moderate panel discussions at NACo’s Technology Innovation Summit. Watch it live.

L.A. River Restoration Gets Boost With New Data Resource

A nonprofit releases a new comprehensive aid to planning many aspects of complex restoration effort.

L.A. County Sheriff Is Boosting Metro Security With Prescriptive Analytics

The Armorway platforms AI algorithm generates an unpredictable security plan after predicting what adversaries might do.

Los Angeles Faces Major Funding Challenges for Its Ambitious River Restoration

In order to create vibrant riverside communities, tax-increment financing may be needed to make the bold riparian vision a reality.

Unlocking the Power of Bike Share in Long Beach, California

This city in Los Angeles County is on a mission to reduce the number of vehicles on the road. And an app makes it easy to do so.

Ransomware Attacks Continue to Stack Up and Local Agencies Remain at High Risk

Public library systems, water systems, law enforcement and health departments have all been recently targeted by the cyberattack tactic.

Trees Removed for New L.A. Light Rail Line Repurposed for Musical Use

Along Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, local community arts, music and dance organizations were the recipients of 40 West African style drums made from the wood.

Tunnel Boring Machine ‘Harriet’ Launches to Dig New L.A. Metro Line Tunnel

A name can be a powerful way to garner community support for an important transit project.

Why a Puente Hills Quake Could Be Far More Destructive to L.A. Than the ‘Big One’

Here’s another reminder that destruction is always around the corner in Southern California.

New Quake Prediction for Los Angeles; Majority of New Jerseyans Opposed to Gas Tax Hike

Tax surprises await some elderly Kansans and mussels monitoring Puget Sound water quality.

Just How Far Behind Is Los Angeles in Meeting Its Demand for Housing?

Development is nowhere near where it needs to be to lower purchase and rental costs, officials say. By 2021, 82,000 new units will be needed.

Integrated Care Is Transforming This L.A. County Clinic

Medical screenings, mental health and substance abuse services are all under one roof.

California Porn Stars Need to Wear Goggles? A Doctor Dispels a Regulatory Myth

Professional opinions in the Golden State are combating misinformation about proposed changes to the labor code.

Would L.A. County Voters Support a Sales Tax Hike for Transportation's Sake?

The estimated $75 billion in revenue generated over the next 40 years could go toward rail line extensions, added carpool lanes, bus stop upgrades or new bikeway connections.