February 2009


February 28, 2009

Animo Pat Brown, which is one of 17 successful Green Dot High Schools in the Second Supervisorial District, was presented with a Scroll of Recognition by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas on February 28, 2009. Animo Pat Brown is the highest achieving Green Dot school with an impressive 7.49 API.

Animo Pat Brown moved into a new facility in the Florence-Firestone community in September 2008.


February 24, 2009

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas presented Tavis Smiley a scroll in honor of "Black History Month" and the 2009 10th Anniversary of the State of the Black Union.


February 23, 2009

The Los Angeles Korean community honored newly elected L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hyepin Im, who was a recent U.S. Presidential Appointee to the Corporation for National and Community Service Board. 

The event was co-hosted by Korean Churches for Community Development, Council of Korean Churches in Southern California, and the
Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation.


February 10, 2009

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas meets with the Second District winners of the Board of Supervisors library bookmark contest. The winners were Simon Chiao (Culver City), Victoria Islas Contreras (Hawthorne), and Cindy Leyva (Lennox).


February 9, 2009

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas and Sheriff Baca announce the enforcement of a gang injunction against the notorious Florencia-13 gang. See press release for details (PDF).