Tag Archives: Maxine Waters

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 »

Follow-up Letter to Attorney General

administrator   February 16, 2016   Comments Off on Follow-up Letter to Attorney General

Attorney General Kamala Harris Fails to Provide Findings The Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro sent yet another letter to the State Attorney General bringing to light the fact the department has yet to deliver information it promised to provide showing clearly why it made the decision to waive any public hearing and allow the Keiro Board and Management to… Read more »

Eyewitness News Report (Jan 14, 2016)

administrator   January 15, 2016   Comments Off on Eyewitness News Report (Jan 14, 2016)
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Chelsea Edwards of Eyewitness News, Channel 7 Los Angeles covered the press conference headed up by Congresspersons Maxine Waters and Judy Chu, who have both opposed the sale of the Keiro facilities and the way that the Attorney General handled the matter.  They are ready and willing to do whatever it takes to stop the sale of Keiro and to… Read more »

Gallery: Waters/Chu Press Conference

administrator   January 15, 2016   Comments Off on Gallery: Waters/Chu Press Conference
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Photo Gallery of the Maxine Waters/Judy Chu press conference held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the First Southern Baptist Church, located across the street from the South Bay Keiro Nursing Home in Gardena. The two Congresswomen have been staunch supporters of the SaveKeiro effort and this recent press conference was to reassure the community that they continue to pressure… Read more »

Media Coverage of Waters/Chu Press Conference

administrator   January 15, 2016   Comments Off on Media Coverage of Waters/Chu Press Conference

News Media in Attendance The Maxine Waters/Judy Chu press conference held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the First Southern Baptist Church, located across the street from the South Bay Keiro Nursing Home in Gardena, had a full house, SRO audience of concerned individuals regarding the sale of the Keiro facilities. Media that attended the press release included ABC 7… Read more »

Video: Town Hall Meeting Guest Speakers

administrator   January 6, 2016   Comments Off on Video: Town Hall Meeting Guest Speakers
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Judy Chu, David Hadley, and Maxine Waters Voice Their Support to SaveKeiro! The Town Hall Meeting was graced with the presentations by 3 politicians who voiced their support to get the Attorney General to put the brakes on the sale of the Keiro facilities and to schedule a public forum to allow the community to voice their concerns and opinions… Read more »

Letter Sent to AG After No Response for Nearly 4 Weeks

administrator   December 23, 2015   Comments Off on Letter Sent to AG After No Response for Nearly 4 Weeks

On December 21, 2015, the following correspondence was sent from the Ad Hoc Committee (AHC) to the Attorney General for failing to deliver answers to questions raised during the November 24, 2015 meeting. The AHC gave the AG Office ample time to respond, yet nearly a month later had yet to hear from the AG. In response, the Tania Ibanez… Read more »

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 »

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 »