In Memoriam

Posted January 19, 2023

As we start a new year, I feel that it is only right to honor our brothers that we lost last year. Whether they paved the road before us or along side of us, they should be honored for their service to our Union. Please see below for list of brothers who had passed in 2022:

Daniel Hernandez – 9 years of service

Gary Douglas – 68 years of service

Joe Velasquez Sr. – 50 years of service

Jimmy Shahan – 35 years of service

James Belong – 59 years of service

Liyang Chen – 16 years of service

Sergio Lomeli – 16 years of service

Raymond Hess – 58 years of service

Howard Mason – 71 years of service

Milton Hull – 54 years of service



Congratulations to all of the Local 487 members who took home prizes from the raffle at this year’s STAR Event. Special congratulations to Fermin Guzman who took home the Chevy Malibu. Don’t forget to keep your certifications up to date. You can find all upcoming classes at the DC 16 STAR website  PAINTERS- Don’t […]

September 26, 2023

Save The Date!

Its here the Avila’s Cancer Fund 6th Annual Chili Cook Off will be held on November 4th, 2023 beginning at noon at Woodward Park. As always’ s DC16 LU 294 will be sponsoring the event. If you’re interested in participating in the Chili Cook Off go to I will be entering my award-winning chili, […]

September 26, 2023