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Chronology of Events Leading Up to Community Grass Roots Movement to Oppose the Sale of Keiro

by Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy (KSCA) (Edited 05/16/16 to correct typographical errors.) 1969: Keiro Nursing Home in Lincoln Heights opens with 87 beds. 1974: Minami Keiro Nursing Home in Lincoln Heights opens with 97 beds. 1975: Keiro Retirement Home in Boyle Heights opens with 105 rooms. 1976: Keiro Intermediate Care Nursing Facility in Boyle Heights opens with 96 beds…. Read more »

Cultural News Covers Save Keiro Effort

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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 »

Review of Keiro “Community” Meeting

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Keiro finally conducted a meeting where the public was actually allowed to attend. The 2-hour meeting was in effect really just a 1-hour affair, since everything was presented in English and therefore required a translation in Japanese. The agenda was structured such that there would be very little time for real questions. Furthermore, all questions were required to be submitted… Read more »

Rafu Recap of Ad Hoc Committee’s 2nd Meeting

The Rafu website has a good summary of the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro‘s 2nd meeting and open forum held at the Centenary United Methodist Church on Tuesday, October 13.  Of key note was the presence of Frank Omatsu, the sole remaining cofounder of Keiro.  Frank stated emphatically that he is against the sale, and never gave his approval… Read more »