Latest News from Council District Eight

Wednesday, April 29, 10 a.m.: Councilmember Parks Ushers in New Era of Development to South L.A. Intersection Ravaged in 1992 Riots

Councilmember Bernard C. Parks and representatives from Sassony Properties will take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Vermont Entertainment Village to be anchored at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Manchester Avenue, which has been vacant since the riots. 

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015: Council Approves to Reinstate Councilmember Parks' $50,000 Reward Motion to Help Solve Death of Brandon Jamall Shorts

Today the Los Angeles City Council approved to reinstate Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ reward motion in the amount of $50,000 for an additional six months for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the November 2010 death o...

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 4 p.m.: Councilmember Parks Appearing on CCTV America to Discuss State of Law Enforcement in the U.S. and Department of Justice's Report on Ferguson, MO

Councilmember Bernard C. Parks will appear on “The Heat” on CCTV America at 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) to discuss law enforcement tactics and racial bias in the light of highly-publicized officer-involved shootings in the country.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015: Council Approves Councilmember Parks' $50,000 Reward Motion to Help Solve Hit-and-Run Death of Michael Darrell Adkins

Today the Los Angeles City Council approved Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ reward motion in the amount of $50,000 for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the hit-and-run death of Michael Darrell Adkins. 

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