COVID-19 On Rise Again at Japanese American Senior Homes

Recall that prior to it’s closure by Pacifica Companies, Sakura ICF in Boyle Heights had ZERO positive COVID-19 cases.  Numerous questions raised by SOSN about mishandling of COVID-19 at the Lincoln Heights facility (number one in cumulative COVID-19 deaths of any senior care facility west of the Mississippi) remain UNANSWERED.  

Community groups to honor Sakura ICF Senior Relocatees

(article to be published in Rafu Shimpo) YOKU GANBATTE KUREMASHITA!  SAKURA RELOCATEES! One year ago approximately 90 residents, mostly Japanese and JA women in their 80s and 90s, were evicted from Pacifica’s Sakura Intermediate Care Facility, to make way for apartments and a parking lot. JA community organizations will honor all relocatees and their families … Read more

Pacifica Companies’ Claim of “Losing Money” to Justify Sakura ICF Closure Exposed

Article by David Monkawa, SOS Network Co-chair published in AsAmNews! Pacifica claims it is evicting the seniors and closing the Sakura ICF in Los Angeles because they’re “losing money”. This is dishonest and hides the full picture. When Keiro sold the four facilities to Pacifica in 2015 they were required to submit a “Written Notice to … Read more