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City of Los Angeles Launches MyHistoricLA.org

 
 
 
Do you know of a special place that has architectural, historical, social, or cultural significance in your neighborhood? Visit MyHistoricLA.org to share your ideas!
MyHistoricLA.org is a program of SurveyLA, the citywide Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey project (www.surveyla.org). MyHistoricLA.org is a new and innovative public participation tool that allows you to contribute information about important historic resources in your community. This information is used by professional survey teams as they systematically conduct field surveys over a multi-year period.
MyHistoricLA.org is currently engaging in the following conversations…

Can you tell us about a place in your neighborhood that makes it special?
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NO MEETING AT OLVERA STREET ON THURSDAY JANUARY 5th!!

THERE IS NO MEETING AT OLVERA STREET ON THURSDAY JANUARY 5th.  A BOARD Meeting will be held on Saturday January 7th at noon at Bob Lopez’s.  THIS IS NOT a  General Meeting but an important meeting for the Board of Directors President Maria Benitez, Vice President  Paul Guzman, Treasurer Irene Hastings, Past President Bob Lopez  and Jeri.  One of the Board members Bob Smith has sent an email wherein he has resigned as Board Member.  This and other very important items need to be discussed.  We are half way through the process of getting the Suspension taken off of the Corporation.  There is a group of members calling themselves LOS POBLADORES 1781.  They are not our organization and have no business using our name.  And this too needs to be addressed.  I will … Read entire article »

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New Breaking News!

We are sorry to inform you that our member Marguerita D. Villa passed away on December 5, 2011.  She was born on March 18, 1913  After suffering a stroke she quietly passed away at Sarah House (hospice care) in Santa Barbara.  She was a 6th generation descendant of Jose Dominguez of Precidio Garrison 1782.She is survived by her Sister, two sons and tow daughters also 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.She was a member of Los Californianos, Los Deciendentes de Santa Barbara and LOS POBLADORES.  The family has asked in lieu of flowers donations be made in memory of Margarita Delbrook Villa to Sarah House  P.O. Box 20031 Santa Barbara, CA 93102 or Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation P. O. Box 1403 Santa Barbara, CA 93102.  No information regarding her services … Read entire article »

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November 12th Meeting Cancelled

Hello Pobladores Members.  We have a situation we are working on at the moment and will not have any meetings or activities until the issue is corrected.  Many things are happening right now and you will be kept updated  so we will cancel the November 12th meeting for now.  I hope as many of you as possible will be supportive of tomorrow’s event at Pio Pico’s Ranchito.

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BREAKING NEWS!!

SAVE THE DATE: November 12th.  We will be having a General Meeting.  The time and location will be advised as soon as we have worked out the details.  This is a very important meeting as we will be nominating officers and  working out the meeeting dates and events for 2012.  Please save the date as we need your participation at this meeting.

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More News About The Reburial Of The Remains Of Our Ancestors

A meeting was held on Tuesday September 27, 2011 for the purpose of voting on a resolution stating our Organizations position in regards to the reburial of the remains of our Ancestors at the Cemetery.  Your officers and several members who were in attendance agreed that the following request be made:
1. The reburial at the site from which they were removed.
2. A Catholic Ceremony be held at the time of the reburials
3. A memorial be set up at the site the details to be worked out at a later time.
The Secretary composed this request and sent it to the County as our Official Request and stand on the matter.
There is much happening at the moment, so we no longer need any further letters, emails or phone calls.  Thank everyone who sent … Read entire article »

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BREAKING NEWS!!

Fellow Pobladores. On July 25th,  we were sent an email telling us that we would finally be allowed to view the remains of our ancestors which were dug up at Campo Santo, the viewing was scheduled for July 29th at 5:30pm.  We were told we would have a 15 minute time limit within which we would be allowed to “view” some boxes where they are keeping the remains, but that we would be required to sign a release form.  Well we knew that a release form would be standard procedure in the event of anyone becoming injured.  We were told we would have to climb a steep ladder to get to the room where the remains are being kept and someone might become injured.  So on July 28th we were sent … Read entire article »

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