Nov 28, 2016,

Chair Solis Calls For Augmented Winter Shelter in San Gabriel Valley Due To Cold and Wet Weather Conditions

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In response to the cold and wet weather, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hilda L. Solis has called the urgent need to shelter people experiencing homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley.  Los Angeles County will activate an additional emergency shelter that will remain open until December 5th: Bassett Park 510 North [...]

Nov 22, 2016,

Chair Solis Calls for County to Address Hate-Crime and Protect Los Angeles County

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

 The Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a motion introduced by Chair of the Board Hilda L. Solis that will instruct various County departments to implement a list of recommendations to ensure the safety of its people amidst recent reported hate crimes. “People in the County are being targeted because of their ethnicity, gender, [...]

Nov 11, 2016,

Special Message in Light of the Presidential Elections Result

By |November 11th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

More than a hundred million voters across the nation cast their vote on November 8th. Many of us may not like the decision we made, but we are a democracy. That means that we respect the will of the voters, but also that we stand up for the values that have always made America great [...]

Nov 4, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Vote to Advance the MBK Challenge

By |November 4th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hilda L. Solis, along with Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, introduced a motion to accept and move forward with the Chief Executive Office’s (CEO) recommendations for the County’s fulfillment of the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge (MBK Challenge). The MBK Challenge is a campaign launched by President Obama [...]

Oct 25, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Vote to Approve Puente Hills Landfill Park Master Plan

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The Board of Supervisors voted today to approve final action for the highly anticipated Puente Hills Landfill Park Master Plan Project. The new project is a long range master plan that will develop a portion of what was formerly the largest landfill in the western United States into a regional park, providing recreation and open [...]

Oct 18, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Vote to Update LA River Master Plan

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

The Board of Supervisors, acting as the governing body of the LA County Flood Control District, voted to approve a motion authored by Chair of the Board Hilda Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to bring together regional agencies, city leaders, nonprofit and community groups, and other stakeholders to update the LA River Master Plan. The [...]

Oct 18, 2016,

Chair Solis Allocates $13 million for Proposition A Projects

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hilda L. Solis approved funding for 11 new projects in the First Supervisorial District. Projects include a new pool, soccer field renovations, and general park improvements. “Green spaces are community places, and it’s important to maintain clean, healthy areas where our neighbors come together to [...]

Oct 4, 2016,

County Takes a “Vision Zero” Approach to Reducing Traffic Fatalities

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Traffic-related deaths are the fifth leading cause of premature death in Los Angeles County. In an effort to create safe streets and promote active lifestyles, the Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a motion by Chair Hilda L. Solis to implement a “Vision Zero Initiative” that would identify potential strategies to help eliminate traffic-related [...]

Sep 28, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Approve Budget for FY 2016-17

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the County’s supplemental budget adjustment of $29.8 billion for Fiscal Year 2016-17, which includes an increase in public library security, veteran programs and continued commitments towards affordable housing. “I am proud to announce that our County dollars are hard at work,” said Chair Solis. "Today's budget approval [...]

Sep 22, 2016,

Tree Planting Program to Create Healthier, Sustainable Neighborhoods

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: In the news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to the Department of Parks and Recreations, the First Supervisorial District has been identified as an area lacking in trees. In an effort to diversify green spaces, encourage healthy neighborhoods and active lifestyles, the Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a motion, by Chair Hilda L. Solis, to allocate $1 million to the [...]