Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Strengthening LA County’s Eviction Moratorium in Wake of COVID-19

2020-03-31T16:07:10-07:00March 31st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion directing County Departments to prepare a report back with measures aimed at strengthening the County’s eviction moratorium: “On March 19, 2020, the County issued an Executive Order placing a temporary moratorium on evictions in unincorporated areas. [...]

Open Community Letter Calling for Compassion and Resolve

2020-03-30T11:14:33-07:00March 24th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The following is an open community letter signed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, State Sen. Connie Leyva, State Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, Pomona Mayor Tim Sandoval, and Pomona City Council members Rubio Gonzalez, Victor Preciado, Nora Garcia, Elizabeth Ontiveros-Cole, and Steve Lustro, who in solidarity urge compassion, unity, and support for the activation [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Sheraton Fairplex Serving as Quarantine Site for People Exposed to COVID-19

2020-03-23T18:10:56-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The following is a statement from Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis regarding the intended use of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel as temporary housing for individuals who were ordered by the Department of Public Health to quarantine due to COVID-19: “The Fairplex is demonstrating bold and compassionate leadership by opening its doors to our [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for Small Businesses and Workers Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus

2020-03-17T21:42:45-07:00March 17th, 2020|Health, In the news, Press Release|

We will get through this critical time together. I will make sure Los Angeles County provides a measure of relief to impacted families and small business owners. Today, I announced an emergency moratorium on all residential and commercial evictions effective retroactively beginning March 4 through May 31 in unincorporated areas of LA County. I know [...]

Supervisor Solis Appeals for Calm and Urges Following the Practice of Social Distancing

2020-03-15T16:55:47-07:00March 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The following is a statement from Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis urging everyone to remain calm and to practice social distancing during this COVID-19 outbreak: “Now is the time for prevention, not panic. I urge everyone in Los Angeles County to remain calm as we face the challenge of containing the spread of [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement in support of LACOE’s recommendation to close 80 schools districts in LA County

2020-03-14T20:08:38-07:00March 13th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Los Angeles County Office of Education publicly issued its recommendation to close all 80 school districts to slow the spread of COVID-19: “Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has recommended that all 80 school districts [...]

Seeking Environmental Justice for Communities Affected by Delta Fuel Dump

2020-03-04T14:25:39-08:00March 4th, 2020|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) launched an investigation on the day a Delta jetliner released nearly 10,000 pounds of fuel over a wide swath of Southeast Los Angeles County, the federal probe of this incident is still not complete. The residents of Cudahy, South Gate, Pico Rivera and other cities deserve to know why [...]

LA County Ramps Up Resources and Preventive Measures Against the Coronavirus

2020-03-04T13:58:44-08:00March 4th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

In light of a recent warning from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the new coronavirus will almost certainly spread throughout the country, Los Angeles County public health experts have begun to prepare for a community transmission of the virus. In response, the Board of Supervisors today approved a motion authored by [...]

LA County to Address Homelessness Among Seniors

2020-03-02T00:19:53-08:00February 18th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

In 2019, the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count revealed that the number of individuals 62 years of age or older who were experiencing homelessness increased by eight percent. To address the number of senior citizens who are aging into homelessness, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda [...]

Declaración de la Supervisora Solis Sobre las Últimas Actualizaciones del Coronavirus

2020-02-04T13:14:19-08:00February 4th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

La Supervisora Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguente declaración sobre las últimas actualizaciones del coronavirus: "Yo pedí la presentación hoy por parte del Departamento de Salud Pública porque el pueblo merece tener información. Debemos todos saber las medidas que el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Los Ángeles está tomando para proteger [...]