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LA County to Work with Cities to Identify Temporary Homeless Shelter Options in the San Gabriel Valley

2019-04-15T17:00:19-07:00April 9th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

On any given night, more than 4,200 people experience homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley, according to the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. Despite this great need, there are limited options for temporary shelter in the San Gabriel Valley, with only two year-round homeless shelters: one in Pasadena and the other in Pomona, with few [...]

LA County Proclaims April 1 Census 2020 Call to Action Day

2019-03-26T17:13:34-07:00March 26th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release|

With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is considered by the U.S. Census to be the hardest-to-count county in the nation. In the City of Los Angeles, the County’s most populated city, residents speak over 200 different languages and more than 70 percent are renters. To ensure mobile individuals and families who do [...]

LA County to Combat Homelessness by Drafting Pet-Friendly Housing Ordinance

2019-03-12T09:53:23-07:00March 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

On any given night, 39,396 individuals experiencing homelessness remain unsheltered in Los Angeles County. About 10 percent of people who lack housing have pets who serve as trusted companions and family members. However, many supportive and permanent housing options lack the infrastructure to care for pets, or they prohibit cats and dogs outright, leading many [...]

LA County to Expand Free Dental Care Through My Health LA

2019-03-05T14:29:04-07:00March 5th, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Established in 2014, the My Health LA (MHLA) program provides medical care to Los Angeles County residents who do not have and cannot get health insurance. As My Health LA expands its primary care services, some community clinics want to also expand their dental services, but some sites cannot because they are not physically connected [...]

LA County Urges Congress to Fully Fund Repairs for Whittier Narrows Dam

2019-02-26T11:22:05-07:00February 26th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

County Also Requests Congress Consider Transfer of Authority of Army Corps Flood Channels Constructed in 1957 in the southern stretches of the San Gabriel Valley, the Whittier Narrows Dam no longer meets tolerable-risk guidelines set by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and requires immediate upgrades and repairs. The U.S. Army Corps has ranked [...]

LA County to Update General Relief Eligibility Requirements

2019-02-19T17:34:26-07:00February 19th, 2019|Community, Health, Press Release, services|

In 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Homeless Initiative’s comprehensive strategies aimed at connecting people experiencing homelessness to critical housing and employment resources. Many of the Initiative’s recommendations focused on General Relief, a County-funded program that provides financial assistance to indigent adults who are ineligible for Federal or State programs. As [...]

Radio Bilingüe Entrevista con la Supervisora Hilda L. Solis Sobre Fondos Estatales Para Acelerar la Limpieza de Exide

2019-01-16T23:14:05-07:00January 16th, 2019|Spanish|

El 14 de enero, la Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis fue invitada por locutor Samuel Orozco de Radio Bilingüe a hablar sobre la decisión del Gobernador Gavin Newsom de proponer $50 millones para agilizar la limpieza de las casas contaminadas con tóxico polvo de plomo en comunidades del Este de Los [...]

Los Angeles County to Enhance Emergency and Urgent Care Services for San Gabriel Valley Residents

2019-01-08T18:40:23-07:00January 8th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Many uninsured San Gabriel Valley patients often must travel to LAC+USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights for emergency and urgent care services, which is not conducive to quality and timely care. In response, today the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an investment of $6.6 million to renovate the El Monte Comprehensive Health Center [...]

LA Supervisora Solis Invierte en Mejoras y en Servicios de Transporte Para Parques en el Este de LA

2018-12-18T22:40:57-07:00December 18th, 2018|Community, Parks and Open Space, Spanish, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Hoy, la Mesa Directiva de los Supervisores del Condado aprobó dos acciones lideradas por la Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis en inversiones directas en proyectos y servicios que apoyan la comunidad del Este de Los Ángeles: $500,000 en reparaciones y mejoras al Salazar Park y $10.4 millones para servicio [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Mexico’s New President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

2018-12-01T23:45:43-07:00December 1st, 2018|In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement, following today's inauguration of Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador: "I congratulate Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on his historic swearing-in. President López Obrador has said he wants to strategically strengthen economic and cultural ties with the United States, and I am eager [...]