Chair Solis’ Statement on the Anticipated Closure of the Pomona Fairplex Emergency Intake Site

2021-10-13T13:04:27-07:00October 13th, 2021|Community, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, issued the following statement in response to the announcement that the Emergency Intake Site (EIS) for unaccompanied children at the Pomona Fairplex will end operations by November 19th, with the last reunifications to take place by October 26th: “Of [...]

Bringing the Puente Hills Regional Park to Fruition

2021-10-05T13:46:26-07:00October 5th, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - In 1970, the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (Sanitation Districts) purchased over 1,200 acres of land in the Puente Hills canyons of the San Gabriel Valley to create a new, regional landfill known today as the Puente Hills Landfill. Under conditions laid out in a 1987 Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) entered into [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2021-22 Supplemental Budget

2021-10-05T12:42:04-07:00October 5th, 2021|In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2021-22 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $39.3 billion: "Despite the pandemic and its effects on our economy, the County of Los Angeles [...]

Measures to Eradicate Deputy Gangs and Create Stronger Civilian Oversight and Checks and Balances over the Sheriff and Sheriff’s Department

2021-09-28T15:37:10-07:00September 28th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell on measures to eradicate deputy gangs and create stronger civilian oversight and checks and balances over the Sheriff and Sheriff’s Department. The [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Supporting SB 2

2021-09-28T14:32:25-07:00September 28th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion on supporting Senate Bill (SB) 2, the Kenneth Ross Jr. Police Decertification Act of 2021, authored by California Senator Bradford: “Peace officers are given an overwhelming [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Addressing the STD Crisis in Los Angeles County

2021-09-28T13:29:32-07:00September 28th, 2021|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion on addressing the ongoing sexually transmitted disease (STD) crisis in the County: “In the midst of the COVID-19 public health crisis, it is important to [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Readying for the State Guaranteed Income Program Application

2021-09-28T12:20:51-07:00September 28th, 2021|In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion on readying for the State of California's Guaranteed Income Program application, which will make available $35 million over a five-year span for cities and counties [...]

Continued Efforts to Support Newly-Arrived Families from Afghanistan

2021-09-17T14:57:15-07:00September 17th, 2021|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - With a true commitment to community, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, continues to support both the Biden Administration and Governor Newsom in their efforts to resettle Afghan nationals through strong partnerships with community-based organizations, including Baby2Baby and Miry's List: “Los Angeles County [...]

Jail Closure Team Named; First Recommendations Due in 60 Days

2021-09-16T17:32:27-07:00September 16th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles, CA - Today Los Angeles County got one major step closer to fulfilling the Board of Supervisors’ mandate to close Men’s Central Jail (MCJ), the most outdated and decrepit facility in the County’s jail system. The County named the leaders of the Jail Closure Implementation Team (JCIT) who will develop a plan to [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Modification of Health Officer Order Adding Vaccination Verification Requirements at Select High-Risk Settings

2021-09-15T17:21:08-07:00September 15th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s announcement that they would be issuing a modified Health Officer Order later this week on requiring vaccination verification at select high-risk settings by October 7, [...]

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