L.A. County launches open data website

Los Angeles County unveiled an open data website last week that provides public access to millions of county records.

The county is the latest municipality to join an open data movement to make government records easily accessible to the public online. The City of Los Angeles launched a similar data portal in 2013.

“Our Open Data initiative represents a tangible milestone in the county’s determination to provide new levels of transparency and accountability in a digital age,” Interim Chief Executive Officer Sachi A. Hamai said in a statement. Continue>>>