Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Establishing Capital Project, County Funding, and Proposition A Funding for the MacLaren Community Park Project

2021-07-27T12:03:10-07:00July 27th, 2021|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to establish capital project, County funding, and Proposition A Funding for the MacLaren Community Park Project: “A community vision to transform MacLaren Hall into a greenspace where residents can engage in recreational, educational, cultural and social [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Approval of the MacLaren Community Park Project in El Monte

2020-11-24T12:39:26-08:00November 24th, 2020|In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to negotiate and enter into a lease with the City of El Monte for a park project at the former MacLaren Children’s Center. The motion also adopts resolutions authorizing funding grant applications to [...]

Supervisor Solis Invests in Bassett Park Improvements and One-Stop Center in La Puente

2020-09-15T11:05:03-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two actions led by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis in direct investments in projects supporting the San Gabriel Valley: $3 million in repairs and enhancements to Bassett Park and $9.8 million for a new One-Stop Center in La Puente. “I am working hard to invest in our [...]

LA County to Establish a Cooling Center in City Terrace

2020-02-11T15:12:42-08:00February 11th, 2020|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 authorized $245,000 of Proposition A funding for a new heating and air conditioning system at City Terrace Park:   “I am working hard to invest in our local communities to ensure that every resident gets their fair share of [...]

Supervisor Solis provides $730,000 in funding towards the expansion of the Chinese American Museum, $20,000 to recognize Medal of Honor recipients

2019-12-10T11:44:14-08:00December 10th, 2019|Arts, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, Veterans|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to allocate $730,000 of her Proposition A (1996) discretionary funds to the Friends of the Chinese American Museum (FCAM), to allow the expansion project of the Chinese American Museum to move forward: “I am excited to [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the prioritization of $41 million in state funding for disadvantaged communities

2019-11-26T14:34:15-08:00November 26th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Jobs, 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 support the reimbursement of approximately $41 million from the State of California to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for the Los Angeles County Drainage Area project, with these funds to be prioritized for [...]

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

2019-03-19T13:14:47-07:00March 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 [...]

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