Mar 28, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Celebrates Acceptance of $170,000 Grant for East Los Angeles Improvements

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Two months ago, the California State Strategic Growth Council awarded $170,000 in funding to support planning activities in East Los Angeles through its Transformative Climate Communities Planning Grants Program. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved this grant as recommended by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis. "I am so proud that LA County won this important funding [...]

Mar 28, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Leads Restoration Effort of Hugo Ballin Mural at LAC+USC Medical Center

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The 1932 General Hospital Mural is an historic art piece that is suffering extremely poor conditions. In an effort to conserve this priceless artwork for future generations, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to restore and repair the Hugo Ballin Medical Sciences Fresco at the historic General Hospital [...]

Mar 20, 2018,

Supervisors Look to Provide Targeted Assistance for At-Risk Foster Youth

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It is estimated that as many as 50% of youth referred to juvenile court have had some type of involvement with the child welfare system. With a high rate of youth involvement in child welfare, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, directing [...]

Mar 13, 2018,

Supervisors Provide Funding for Additional Safety Measures at Public Hygiene Facilities Serving Homeless Populations

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Last November, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis called for County Departments to install portable toilets with handwashing stations in high-need homeless encampments. With the installation of public hygiene facilities (PHF) underway, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, to supplement funds to provide security [...]

Mar 9, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Speaks on AG Sessions Announcement

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Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement regarding Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcement on the Trump Administration's action to sue California over Sanctuary Laws: “I am strongly opposed to any federal legal action that would undermine the humane and reasonable protections we in California have provided to our immigrant populations. Our vulnerable communities would [...]

Mar 7, 2018,

San Gabriel Valley Hits Home Run with a New Dodger Dreamfield

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The San Gabriel Valley will soon be hitting home runs with support from the Los Angeles Dodgers! The Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, that continues a partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation to begin a $490,000+ remodeling project to rehabilitate Rimgrove Park baseball field in the unincorporated [...]

Mar 7, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Expands Student Technology Project Program to Local Colleges and Universities

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Following a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis last October that created a pilot program to bring IT students to the County and receive school credit, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Solis, to expand the Pilot Partnerships for Technology Projects to other universities and colleges in the County. “On-the-job [...]

Mar 5, 2018,

LA County Selects World-Class Designers To Join LA River Master Plan Team

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The LA County Board of Supervisors announced today that the County has attracted a world class team to help update the LA River Master Plan, a comprehensive blueprint covering all 51 miles of the River. The effort to update the LA River Master Plan was launched in late 2016 to modernize an existing 1996 plan, [...]

Feb 28, 2018,

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia on the I-710 South

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Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Supervisor Janice Hahn, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Inglewood Mayor James Butts, and Councilmember Ara Najarian have proposed an amendment to the staff recommendation of Alternative 5C for the I-710 South Corridor, known as Motion 5.2. Alternative 5C with proposed Motion 5.2 refinements would result [...]

Feb 21, 2018,

Two New Affordable Housing Projects in the First District Receive Funding to Help County Residents Stay in Housing

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Today, the Board of Supervisors approved funding for multifamily affordable housing developments in South Gate and unincorporated East Los Angeles. The Board also approved funding for seven additional affordable housing developments in other locations in the County. Today’s action represents the first group of affordable housing project funding approvals in 2018; a second round of [...]