Sister Cities of Los Angeles Re-Launch Gala

On November 9th, 2016, Sister Cities of Los Angeles (SCOLA) held a re-launch gala at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles. The organization, which was founded in 1959, oversees Los Angeles’s 25 sister city relationships. SCOLA had become inactive after City Councilman Tom LaBonge, who had been a driving force behind the program in recent years, […]

Autumn 2016 SoCal Sister Cities Regional Meeting Held in Anaheim

The Autumn 2016 Sister Cities International Southern California Chapter regional and board meeting was held on November 5th, 2016 at Anaheim University’s center in Anaheim, California from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. The theme of the regional meeting was “Best Practices and Success Stories” and speakers included Paul Waters of 1st Community Insurance Services, who […]

Anaheim and Mito, Japan Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Sister City Relations

On August 18th, 2016 a 26-member delegation from Mito, Japan visited Anaheim, California to commemorate the 40-year anniversary of sister city relations between the cities of Anaheim, California and Mito, Japan. This delegation included Mito Mayor Yasushi Takahashi, Mito City Council Chairman Shinyo Murata, five Mito City Council members, four Mito City Hall staff and 15 Mito […]

Santa Barbara and Toba, Japan Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Sister City Partnership

Toba, Japan’s Mayor Kusuichi Kida was among a delegation of two dozen people who visited Santa Barbara to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Santa Barbara-Toba Sister City partnership. On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens became home to three Japanese Cherry Blossom trees, donated by the City of Toba. The group spent the day […]

Join us for the November 5th, 2016 SoCal Sister Cities Regional Meeting

Save the date for the next Sister Cities International Southern California Chapter regional and board meeting!       SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER, INC. Regional and Board Meeting 2016 Date:         November 5th 2016 Time: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Location: Anaheim University East Center 1081 N. Tustin Avenue, Suite 118 Anaheim, […]

Pasadena Sister Cities Armenia Subcommittee Honored with International Award

The Pasadena Sister Cities Committee Armenia Subcommittee received the The 2016 Sister Cities International Innovation Award for Humanitarian Assistance during the organization’s annual conference July 16 in Washington, D.C. Vanadzor, Armenia, is one of Pasadena’s five sister cities. With the assistance of the Pasadena community and the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee, the Armenia Subcommittee raised […]

August 27th, 2016 SoCal Sister Cities Conference

The August 27th, 2016 Sister Cities International Southern California Chapter quarterly meeting was held at the San Buenaventura Mission O’Brian Hall in Ventura, California. Members of the local sister city associations in Southern California joined to see presentations and gain insight from other sister city members.  

Join us for the August 27th, 2016 SoCal Sister Cities Regional Meeting

SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER, INC. Regional and Board Meeting 2016/2017 Date:         Aug, 27 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM Location:  San Buenaventura Mission O’Brian Hall 211 E Main St., Ventura CA 93001 Parking Available around Bldg. Note:        9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast 12:00 PM Lunch – […]