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Monday, August 10, 2009

Gloria Molina, the pre school

Eastern Group News reports the opening of the first public building named in honor of longtime County Supervisor Gloria Molina: the Gloria Molina-Para Los NiƱos Child Development Center in East Los Angeles. The Molina Center, as it is being called, will serve nearly 90 children in the East Los Angeles Civic Center complex:

“From the very beginning, we envisioned a central, welcoming and accessible Civic Center to serve our East Los Angeles families – we dreamt of a unique hub that included cutting edge learning facilities for our children and youth – and our vision became a reality with our state-of-the-art library, and now, our state-of-the-art Child Development Center!” Molina told the EGP News.

The naming of public buildings in honor of elected officials often comes near the end of their political careers or after they have left office. The 60-year-old Molina has indicated she is plans to remain in elected office for several more years. She is expected to seek reelection in 2010 for another four-year term on the County Board of Supervisors before planning to retire, according to the LA Times.


  1. I heard the building will be painted with grey county buff paint in honor of Molina's support of creativity and artistic endeavors.

  2. Let's also hope Mrs. Molina can protect those children from the big bad lonchero.