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12/04/15 Letter Received from AG to AHC

administrator   December 5, 2015   Comments Off on 12/04/15 Letter Received from AG to AHC

On December 4, 2015, the Attorney General’s office provided additional documentation that they did not provide in their “complete case file” package of documentation regarding the sale of the Keiro facilities. Yet close examination of the details of the email correspondence between the various parties tends to raise more questions than answers regarding this sale. Share It!

Attorney General Staff Meets with Ad Hoc Committee

administrator   November 28, 2015   Comments Off on Attorney General Staff Meets with Ad Hoc Committee

Attorney General Sends Staff from San Francisco and Sacramento to Meet with the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro LOS ANGELES: November 24, 2015 – Two days before Thanksgiving, the Office of the California Attorney General (“AG”) committed three staff members to fly down from their San Francisco and Sacramento offices to hear representatives from the Ad Hoc Committee to… Read more »

Town Hall Meeting Recap

administrator   November 25, 2015   Comments Off on Town Hall Meeting Recap

Full Edition: The Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro Unites Japanese and Japanese American Communities at Save Keiro Town Hall Meeting LITTLE TOKYO, LOS ANGELES: November 23, 2015 – The Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro published press releases in community news publications, hosted regional meetings, and distributed flyers in both English and Japanese via email and at community centers,… Read more »

Ad Hoc Letter to Attorney General

administrator   November 17, 2015   Comments Off on Ad Hoc Letter to Attorney General

November 16, 2015 Ms. Tania M. Ibanez Senior Assistant Attorney General Attorney General’s Office, California Department of Justice 300 South Spring Street, Suite 1702 Los Angeles, CA 90013 Subject:  KEIRO SENIOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES Dear Ms. Ibanez: We write this in response to your letter dated November 5, 2015, in which you advised that the AG had approved Keiro’s proposed sale… Read more »

Press Release – Town Hall Meeting

For Immediate Release “Gambatte — Don’t Give Up Hope to Save the Keiro Homes” The Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro invites the community to the “Save Keiro” Town Hall on Monday, November 23, 2015, 7 pm to 9 pm, at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Aratani Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, 90012. The following… Read more »

Cultural News Covers Save Keiro Effort

administrator   November 6, 2015   Comments Off on Cultural News Covers Save Keiro Effort

The November 2015 issue of Cultural News contains a number of articles related to the recent activity surrounding the pending sale of Keiro Facilities to Pacifica Companies. Articles report on the agitated state of the Japanese American community; coverage of Keiro’s Community Update Meeting on Oct 15; the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro petition efforts; and the recent support… Read more »

U.S. Congressional Letter Sent to Attorney General

administrator   November 5, 2015   Comments Off on U.S. Congressional Letter Sent to Attorney General

Breaking News! On November 4, 2015, U.S. Congressperson Judy Chu (27th District, CA) along with 15 other Members of Congress signed and sent a letter to the Attorney General, Kamala Harris, asking for the postponement of the sale of the Keiro facilities to Pacifica Companies until a public hearing is held, and to take into account the results of that… Read more »

U.S. Frontline Continued Coverage

administrator   November 2, 2015   Comments Off on U.S. Frontline Continued Coverage

The second article in a series by Mirei Sato, who attended the October 31 Committee Meeting in Little Tokyo. Article is in Japanese only. [敬老・売却問題] 「敬老を売るな!」5000人以上の署名集まる Share It!

Meeting With Consul General of Japan

administrator   October 29, 2015   Comments Off on Meeting With Consul General of Japan

Representatives of the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro met with the Consul General of Japan earlier this week. The Committee was represented by Charles Igawa, Kenji Irie, Keiko Ikeda Irie, and Terry Handa.  The Consul General listened to the presentation given, mostly by Dr. Kenji Irie, to hear the community’s side of the issue. Apparently, the Consul General has… Read more »