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Councilmember Parks Welcomes New Transit-Oriented Mixed-Use Development to the Eighth District

 State-of-the-Art Housing Community Offers Trendy Living Quarters for USC Students

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Rave Motion Pictures to Operate New State-Of-The-Art Theaters at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (November 8, 2010)—Signaling significant progress in transforming the theaters at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, mall-owner Capri Urban Investors, LLC today announced that Rave Motion Pictures will step-in as the new theater operator for the upgraded facility. The theaters are ...

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THE WELL RUNS DRY

Could city hall go bankrupt? As pension costs drain the budget, that may be its only alternative.

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8th Council District Only Area of City to See Job Growth in 2009

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce reported positive job growth in the Eighth District in their 2010 Los Angeles City Council District: 2010 Economic Report, presented during a City Council meeting on Wednesday.

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8TH DISTRICT E-NEWS #38/2010

  TABLE OF CONTENTS:1) COLUMN ONE2) EVENTS3) JOBS!JOBS!!JOBS!!!4) NEWS!NEWS!NEWS!5) READER'S COMMENTS BERNARD C. PARKSCouncilmemberCommittee/Commission/Authority/Board Assignments: ChairBudget & FinanceVice ChairAudits & Governmental EfficiencyBoard of Referred Pow...

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Councilmember Parks Unveils Revised FEMA Flood Map

(Los Angeles- January 14, 2010) Councilmember Bernard C. Parks joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Public Works Commissioner Valerie Shaw and community members to unveil the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)newly-revised flood insurance rate map for the Park Mesa Heights Area of Los A...

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8TH DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

8TH DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTSMany residents and business leaders have requested information on the number and type of development projects that currently exist in the 8th District. Below is not an all inclusive list but will provide a understanding of the breath and depth of the 8th District Staff'...

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New Special Event Policy

Effective upon the adoption of this policy, the council imposes a moratorium immediately on all SpecialEvent declarations for events which will take place after June 30, 2009, except for Special Events where theCity is being reimbursed for all fees and cost associated with the event. The new policy, which al...

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Councilmember Bernard C. Parks Dedicates the South Los Angeles Activity Center

Councilmember Bernard C. Parks dedicated the newly completed South Los Angeles Activity Center. The state of the art facility is designed to provide South Los Angeles residents with greater access to recreation activities.   “I saw this project as something that is much-needed in the c...

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Councilmember Bernard C. Parks Appointed to Economic Recovery and Re-Investment Committee

New Position Will Allow Councilmember to Play Role in Distributing Funds from President Obama's Stimulus Package Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is now a member of the newly-formed Economic Recovery and Re-investment Committee. This board will address how the city will use funds it rece...

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Councilmember Bernard C. Parks Joined LA Mission for their Annual Good Friday Easter Event

 Councilmember Bernard C. Parks joined Councilmember Jan Perry and other celebrities at the Los Angeles Mission’s Annual Good Friday Easter event. Councilmember Parks assisted in preparing apple pies that were served to the many families who enjoyed the free festivities at Friday’s event. As families lined the s...

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