September 4, 2015

Update on Electronic Music Festivals on County Properties

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich introduced a motion to re-examine the Board’s past guidelines, evaluate restrictions developed by other jurisdictions, and assess all new information available regarding electronic music festivals on LA County properties. MORE

Supervisor Solis Supports Diversion Programs in Los Angeles County Jails

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis also voted to create a County Office of Diversion and Re-Entry and to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into this effort. MORE

Supervisors Solis and Antonovich requested more than $58.9 million from the SCAQMD for Metrolink

The motion, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Michael D. Antonovich, requests that the Board of Supervisors send a five signature letter to the Governing Board of Directors of the South Coast Air Quality Management District to express support for Metrolink’s grant request for funding from the Carl Moyer Grant Program. 

Los Angeles County Arts Grants - Now Available!

Eligible non-profit arts organizations in Los Angeles County are encouraged to apply.  Guidelines and application are available at<>. Deadlines vary between October and November depending on organizational budget size - see below for specific dates. MORE

Three grant applications will be available on the following dates:

*        Organizational Grant Program - Sept. 2, 2015

*        Community Impact Arts Grant Program - Sept. 16, 2015

*        Arts Internship Program - Sept. 23 WEDNESDAY, 2015

Twelve application workshops and a general capacity building workshop have been schedule throughout the Los Angeles County.

First District Community Roundup

Pomona - LA Phil Hosts Free Concert featuring the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela

Please join me, and the LA Phil, in welcoming the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. This is a cordial invitation to attend this free concert in the First Supervisorial District. Conductor Joshua Dos Santos will be leading the Simon Bolívar Orchestra in performing Immortal Beethoven on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Purpose Church in Pomona. MORE

Pomona - Reclassification of Misdemeanors Under Prop. 47

If you have a misdemeanor and believe that you qualify to be reclassified under Prop. 47, then don’t miss this informational meeting set for Sept. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Brown Memorial Temple, 1761 W. Holt Ave., Pomona, Calif. The event will be sponsored by Supervisor Solis along with the Pomona Valley Reentry Coalition, Californians for Safety and Justice; CHIRLA; and other key community organizations. To RSVP please click here: MORE

Union Station: Metrolink Chief Executive Officer, Art Leahy provides Supervisor Solis an inside look to their state-of-the-art rail system

This week, in effort to help understand operations, plans and the budget, Metrolink staff coordinated a half day tour of various sites, facilities and rail lines. The tour sites included positive train control, maintenance shop, and an overview of the agency’s current operating budget.

Commission Appointments:

- Priscilla Cheng, Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Center  Authority Commission
- Barbara Kappos, Commission for Women
- Edward Munoz, Los Angeles County Citizens’ Economy and Efficiency Commission
- Ruth E. Gonzales, Los Angeles Commission for Older Adults (LACCOA)
- Bob J. Archuleta, Assessment Appeals Board
- Daisy Ma, Commission on Human Relations



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Belvedere Fishing Club
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16th Annual Family Derby

From 6:30 to 10 a.m.
4801 E. 3rd Street
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The Broad Museum public Grand Opening! Sunday, September 21st, 2015
221 South Grand Avenue (Adjacent to the Walt Disney Concert Hall), Los Angeles, CA 90012

Supervisor Solis Sponsors Velas Farmers Markets/ Mercados Agricolas de Vela
East Los Angeles Farmers Market @Civic Center - 4801 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90022

Valinda Farmers Market
Park747 N. Rimgrove Dr., Valinda, CA 91744
Thursdays –Jueves 2 to 7 p.m.
Ends Nov. 19, 2015


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