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 2019 Homeless Count

2019-06-07T17:15:08-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Veterans, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement following the release of the 2019 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “With the voters’ approval of Measure H, LA County has been able to build more shelters, provide more services, and place more people into temporary and permanent [...]

Supervisor Solis Drives Innovative Housing Proposal at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall Parking Lot

2019-05-28T16:09:38-07:00May 28th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, Veterans|

Built in 1925, the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall provides a wide array of services to Los Angeles County Veterans, active members of the United States Armed Forces, and their dependents and survivors. As a hub for military and Veteran services in the County, Patriotic Hall serves over 30,000 visitors and holds over 1,000 events annually [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Honoring Military Vets on Veterans Day with a Fee Waiver

2018-11-07T20:50:40-08:00November 7th, 2018|In the news, Veterans|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passing her motion to lift all fees at LA County parks and botanical gardens for active duty service members and Veterans to thank them for their selfless service: “Throughout the year, and especially as [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Hosts Veterans Town Hall Meeting Aug. 20 in El Monte

2018-11-29T20:28:25-08:00August 14th, 2015|Newsletter, Veterans|

On Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m., Supervisor Solis' First District office will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting in El Monte so that veterans can gather to discuss about homelessness, veteran services and benefits and the Veterans Administration master plan, among other items. The meeting will be at Grace T. Black Auditorium, 3130 Tyler Ave., El Monte, Calif. [...]

Hilda L. Solis Statement in Response to High Number of Suicides Among Female Veterans

2018-11-28T23:22:58-08:00June 9th, 2015|In the news, Veterans|

In response to a June 8 Los Angeles Times story revealing the “staggering” high number of female veterans who commit suicide, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement: “It is critical to provide services for those who have served our country. We need to ensure that we develop housing specifically [...]

Beyond Memorial Day: Weeklong Assistance for Veterans in Pomona

2018-11-28T23:23:07-08:00May 27th, 2015|In the news, Veterans|

In remembrance of fallen soldiers, a weeklong event in Pomona that began on Memorial Day will offer services to homeless veterans and anyone else in need at the Pomona National Guard Armory. The fourth annual “Heroes in the Shadows” San Gabriel Valley event began on Monday May 25th and will run through Friday at 600 [...]