Quemetco, a battery-recycling facility, has been in operation since 1972 in the City of Industry. On a daily basis, the plant crushes and melts 600 tons of used lead-acid batteries and stores hazardous wastes, including partially-processed lead-containing materials. Over the years, Quemetco has repeatedly violated state laws in the handling of toxic substances and has [...]
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La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis da a conocer la siguiente declaración: "Una cárcel es una cárcel es una cárcel. No basta con cambiar el nombre de la instalación. Lo que la Junta de Supervisores aprobó hoy todavía tiene que ser certificado y aprobado por la Junta de Correcciones Estatales y [...]
Today, the Board of Supervisors rejected the design-build for the Mira Loma Women’s Center project. Following that vote, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, that would collect and analyze data on the pathways that result in the arrest, prosecution, [...]
Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility ProjectFirst District2019-02-07T10:00:45+00:00
Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement on her vote at the Board of Supervisors next Tuesday on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF) project, and her motion that she filed: “In the past few years, the nation, our State, and even the conditions in the County have fundamentally transformed [...]
Mentoring often positively influences the choices youth make. Studies have shown that 55 percent of at-risk youth who have a mentor are more likely to enroll in college and 52 percent are less likely to skip school. Recognizing the benefits of mentorships, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Los Angeles County [...]
In its continued efforts to ensure that hard-to-count populations are counted in the 2020 Census, the Board of Supervisors today passed a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, to utilize nearly $9.4 million from the State of California towards an education and outreach campaign that [...]
On January 10, Governor Gavin Newsom released his first Proposed Budget for FY 2019-20, which includes $74.5 million dollars to help address the cleanup of the communities contaminated by the Exide battery recycling plant in the City of Vernon. In response, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor [...]
Today, the Board of Supervisors approved $671,000 for revitalization of the Centro Maravilla Service Center, including the creation of a new Entrepreneur Center, and $300,000 to be used for economic and community development programming. This investment will expand opportunities for East LA small businesses and the greater community, and was championed by Los Angeles County [...]
Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after introducing a motion at the LA Metro Board of Directors that would develop an equity strategy as part of the congestion pricing framework that would minimize impacts to low-income drivers: “I am deeply concerned about how congestion pricing could be implemented in Los [...]
LOS ANGELES, CA – Con 3.5 millones, el Condado de Los Ángeles tiene más inmigrantes que cualquier otro condado en la nación. Individuos haciéndose pasar por abogados licenciados están beneficiándose de las comunidades extranjeras del Condado a través de una estafa llamada "fraude de notarios", cobrando a los inmigrantes que quieren establecer la residencia estadounidense [...]