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

2019-03-05T13:50:23-07:00March 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

2019-02-26T11:53:21-07:00February 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

2019-01-15T21:29:48-07:00January 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

2018-12-18T22:37:22-07:00December 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

2018-12-18T22:40:57-07:00December 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 [...]

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

2018-11-20T19:13:55-07:00November 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

2018-11-20T19:06:41-07:00November 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 [...]

Supervisor Solis Celebrates Funding of Final Renovations to the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center

2018-11-28T23:09:58-07:00July 3rd, 2018|In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Supervisor Solis Celebrates Funding of Final Renovations to the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center: The Baldwin Park Animal Care Center shelters between 600 to 700 animals a day. In early 2015, after an action by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis at the Board of Supervisors, the County began an extensive renovation project to [...]

County Green-Lights Funding Request for New Park Improvements to the First District

2018-11-28T23:19:11-07:00May 15th, 2018|In the news, Parks and Open Space|

Today the Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Department of Parks and Recreation to submit grant applications to the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District to fund various park improvement projects throughout the County.  “Green spaces are everyone’s places to learn, play, and grow,” said Supervisor Solis. “Our shared community [...]