Sep 4, 2015,

Los Angeles County Arts Grants – Now Available!

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Eligible non-profit arts organizations in Los Angeles County are encouraged to apply.  Guidelines and application are available at lacountyarts.org/grantsapply<http://lacountyarts.org/GrantsHow.html>. Deadlines vary between October and November depending on organizational budget size - see below for specific dates. Three grant applications will be available on the following dates: *        Organizational Grant Program - Sept. 2, 2015 * [...]

Sep 4, 2015,

Pomona – LA Phil Hosts Free Concert featuring the Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela

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Please join me, and the LA Phil, in welcoming the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and accept this letter as a cordial invitation to attend this free concert in the First Supervisorial District. Conductor Joshua Dos Santos will be leading the Simon Bolívar Orchestra in performing Immortal Beethoven on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. [...]

Sep 4, 2015,

Metrolink Chief Executive Officer, Art Leahy provides Supervisor Solis an inside look to their state of the art rail system

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This week, in effort to help understand operations, plans and the budget, Metrolink staff coordinated a half day tour of various sites, facilities and rail lines. The tour sites included positive train control, maintenance shop, and an overview of the agency’s current operating budget.

Sep 4, 2015,

POMONA – Reclassification of Misdemeanors under Prop. 47

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If you have a misdemeanor and believe that you qualify to be reclassified under Prop. 47, then don’t miss this informational meeting set for Sept. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Brown Memorial Temple, 1761 W. Holt Ave., Pomona, Calif. The event will be sponsored by Supervisor Solis along with the Pomona Valley [...]

Sep 4, 2015,

SUPERVISOR HILDA L. SOLIS SUPPORTS DIVERSION PROGRAMS FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY JAILS

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Supervisor Hilda L. Solis also voted to create a County Office of Diversion and Re-Entry and to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into this effort. “The United States incarcerates more people per capita than almost any other nation in the world. Nearly all of these people come from disadvantaged, low-income families,” Supervisor Solis said. [...]

Sep 4, 2015,

UPDATE ON ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVALS ON COUNTY PROPERTIES

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At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, County Mayor Michael Antonovich and Supervisor Hilda L. Solis introduced a motion to re-examine the Board’s past guidelines, evaluate restrictions developed by other jurisdictions, and assess all new information available regarding electronic music festivals on LA County properties. The motion instructs the Chief Executive Office, County Counsel, the Departments [...]

Sep 3, 2015,

LA County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approved a joint motion by Supervisors Solis and Antonovich to request more than $58.9 million in funding from the SCAQMD

By |September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

The motion, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Michael D. Antonovich, request that the Board of Supervisors send a five signature letter to the Governing Board of Directors of the South Coast Air Quality Management District to express support for Metrolink’s grant request for funding from the Carl Moyer Grant Program. “There is no [...]

Aug 21, 2015,

LA Voice Advancing Economic Opportunity and Racial Equity

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Supervisor Solis on Aug. 19 met with the leaders of LA Voice, an interfaith community organization, to present the group with a $7,000 check to support its continued efforts in advancing economic opportunity and racial equity. “LA Voice is committed to social justice and to being a voice for the voiceless and I support its efforts [...]

Aug 21, 2015,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Visits La Puente For Backpack Giveaway

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Supervisor Solis on Aug. 20 visited California Elementary School in West Puente Valley to help distribute 100 backpacks filled with school supplies to students. “We can fight poverty one student at a time,” Supervisor Solis said. “Students need proper supplies to do their school work. These young students need these backpacks. These supplies will help [...]

Aug 21, 2015,

Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council Back–to –School Giveaway

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The Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council, in partnership with Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Office, Los Angeles Councilmember Gil Cedillo, and several community organizations, hosted a back-to-school giveaway Aug. 15 for students. Held at the Ramona Hall Community Center, many students received free backpacks and school supplies, haircuts, and refreshments, among other items. Students of all ages [...]