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ACR-126 El Salvador Community Corridor.(2009-2010)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 126

Relative to the El Salvador Community Corridor.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  September 09, 2010. ]


ACR 126, Davis. El Salvador Community Corridor.
This measure would recognize the area between Adams Boulevard and 11th Street on Vermont Avenue in the City of Los Angeles as the El Salvador Community Corridor. The measure would also request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost for appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon (1) receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost and (2) the department’s determination that specified conditions have been satisfied, to erect those signs at the Vermont Avenue exits on State Highway Route 10.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, The City of Los Angeles, which represents over three million residents and prides itself in cultural diversity, aims to include all of its citizens in community affairs; and
WHEREAS, Located in southern California, Los Angeles is one of the world’s major global cities, and is a hub of shipping, manufacturing, and financial industries. Los Angeles is also world-renowned in the entertainment and communications fields; and
WHEREAS, Los Angeles is one of only two United States cities without a majority population. People from 140 countries, who speak approximately 86 languages, currently call Los Angeles home; and
WHEREAS, Los Angeles is home to over 500,000 El Salvadorans, who have contributed to improving the quality of life in the great City of Los Angeles. A large majority of the city’s El Salvadoran population resides in the Pico Union area of Los Angeles; now, therefore, be it