Child Welfare

Four Queens: Election of Barger and Hahn Mark New Era for L.A. County Board of Supes

As expected, two heavily favored candidates earned open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in Tuesday’s election, a development that marks a continuing shift in the governing body’s dynamics and political orientation. […]


Next Fifth District Supervisor Will Face Highest Reported Rates of Child Abuse, Death in L.A. County

Next week, Los Angeles County will elect a new supervisor to oversee an area that has the highest rates of reported child abuse and neglect and the highest infant mortality rate in the county. The […]

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L.A. County Insider Kathryn Barger Says Child Welfare Experience Makes Her Best Bet in Board of Supes Race

Long before she launched a bid to succeed her boss on Los Angeles County’s powerful Board of Supervisors, Kathryn Barger cut her teeth working on children’s issues in the county. After a stint interning in […]

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Park Offers Contrast to Barger in Battle for L.A. Board of Supervisors Seat

Altadena entrepreneur Darrell Park has won a place in November’s runoff election to replace Michael Antonovich on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, finishing second to frontrunner Kathryn Barger. On Tuesday the Board of Supervisors […]

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Child Welfare in Focus for Kathryn Barger, Frontrunner for L.A. County Board of Supes

Yesterday, Kathryn Barger handily outpaced seven contenders in the race to replace Michael Antonovich on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. With 100 percent of precincts reporting Wednesday morning, Barger garnered nearly 30 percent of […]