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Panel: Open and Closed Doors – Access to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors

February 15, 2012 SPJ Events No Comments

Closed-door meetings and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s recent proposal to reduce the time allocated to public comments during the regular Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors sessions were covered by two separate L.A. Times pieces.

Join the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and KPCC for a moderated panel discussion of the Brown Act, its role in these proceedings, and its public impact.

WHO & WHAT:  Open and Closed Doors – Access to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors

  • Joel Bellman, press deputy for Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky
  •  Jeff Glasser, lawyer, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Christina Villacorte, reporter, Los Angeles Daily News
  • Moderator: John Schwada, SPJ/LA board member and a veteran print and broadcast reporter

WHEN:  7 – 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

WHERE: KPCC-89.3 FM, Crawford Family Forum, 474 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105

COST: The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

PARKING:  http://www.scpr.org/forum/directions/

RSVP: Due to limited space, please RSVP at http://www.scpr.org/events/forum/ by clicking on the event.

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