Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Walnut Park Pocket Park $4.3 million grant application

2019-11-05T12:13:30-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the LA County Department of Parks and Recreation to submit Prop 68 grant applications for four new County parks, including $4,323,000 for the Walnut Park Pocket Park, to the California Department of Parks and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the assessment of the East Los Angeles Civic Center

2019-11-05T12:08:53-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the County Chief Executive Officer and County Departments to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of the East LA Civic Center campus: “The East Los Angeles Civic Center is the heart of East LA, the [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on LA County’s purchase of property for a new public park in Walnut Park

2019-03-19T13:14:47-08:00March 19th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of properties at 2603-2611 Grand Avenue and at 2614 Hope Street in Walnut Park for a public park and for recreational services:   “Today’s action will facilitate a much-needed community park in park-poor Walnut Park. As [...]

Supervisor Solis Preserves Equity in Parks Measure Funding, $57.8 Million from Measure A to be Distributed Locally

2019-03-05T13:50:23-08:00March 5th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, women children and families|

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, that ensured funding guidelines for Measure A dollars would guarantee equitable funding for neighborhood parks in communities categorized as having a very high and high park need. “When I led the effort [...]

Following Supervisor Solis’ action, LA County to identify new use for the Sybil Brand Institute

2019-02-26T11:53:21-08:00February 25th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, women children and families|

Before it was closed in 1997, the Sybil Brand Institute was the primary LA County correctional facility for women. Since its closure, the Institute has laid mostly vacant and underutilized, but it presents a unique opportunity for a new, creative vision. To ensure that this facility provides benefits to the surrounding high need unincorporated community, [...]

Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-15T21:29:48-08:00January 15th, 2019|Arts, Community, Health, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, women children and families|

Yesterday, teachers throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike to advocate for smaller class sizes, schoolroom supplies, permanent nursing staff, and more in order to create better learning environments for schoolchildren. With nearly 700,000 students, LAUSD is one of the largest school districts in the world. To mitigate the impact of the [...]

Supervisor Solis Invests in East LA Park Improvements and Transportation Services

2018-12-18T22:37:22-08:00December 18th, 2018|Community, Parks and Open Space, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES, CA- Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two actions led by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis in direct investments in projects and services supporting the East Los Angeles community: $500,000 in repairs and enhancements to Salazar Park and $10.4 million for El Sol Shuttle Services. “As this year comes to an end, [...]

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

2018-12-18T22:40:57-08:00December 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 [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on $3 million grant towards Bassett Park improvements

2018-11-20T19:13:55-08:00November 20th, 2018|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her allocation of $3,000,000 of First District Measure A (1996) discretionary grants to the Bassett Park General Improvements Project: “Every family deserves a high-quality neighborhood park. This $3 million investment will revitalize this heavily-utilized park, enhancing Bassett Park [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on $700,000 grant to the Elephant Hill project

2018-11-20T19:06:41-08:00November 20th, 2018|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her allocation of $700,000 of First District Measure A (1996) discretionary grants to the Elephant Hill Project: “Open space is more than about simply preserving land from development. It’s about quality of life, reducing air pollution, enhancing time [...]