Open Community Letter Calling for Compassion and Resolve

2020-03-25T20:58:34-07:00March 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 Announces Fairplex as Quarantine Site for those Exposed to COVID-19

2020-03-20T18:45:48-07:00March 20th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis today joined Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Fairplex President/CEO Miguel Santana, Pomona Mayor Tim Sandoval, and LA County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer to announce that LA County has entered into an agreement with Fairplex to use the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel as temporary housing for individuals who may [...]

Supervisor Solis Champions Property Tax Relief for Families Impacted by COVID-19

2020-03-19T16:22:59-07:00March 19th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis this week championed a Los Angeles County Executive Directive that instructs the County’s Treasurer and Tax Collector to work with property owners who have been impacted by COVID-19 and who struggle to pay their property taxes on time. “COVID-19 has adversely affected businesses and families who live paycheck to paycheck,” said [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement in response to the Stay at Home Order

2020-03-20T11:27:47-07:00March 19th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to today's Stay at Home order: "We can all do our part in flattening the curve by practicing social distancing and maintaining at least six feet of distance with others. Without a vaccine, social distancing is our most effective tool in slowing [...]

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 [...]

LA County adopts a ‘care first, jail last’ approach in criminal justice reform

2020-03-13T00:15:00-07:00March 10th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

For the first time in decades, there is consensus among advocates, health care and social services providers, elected officials and those directly affected to adopt a 'care first, jail last' approach when it comes to criminal justice. A report produced by the Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) workgroup lists 114 recommendations, organized under five overarching strategies, [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board’s approval of four affordable housing developments in the First District

2020-03-04T15:57:50-08:00March 4th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors authorized $11 million to finance a new development at 3rd and Dangler in East Los Angeles, the affordability preservation of Casa Bonita Senior Apartments in Huntington Park, the new La Veranda housing project in the City of Los Angeles, [...]