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Councilmember Parks Reflects on JFK Assassination with Rick Orlov of the Daily News

Los Angeles Councilman Bernard Parks was a 19-year-old student at Los Angeles City College on the day JFK was shot. “My mom woke me and said somebody shot the president,” Parks recalled. “I was still half-asleep and my first statement was, ‘What president?’ And she said J...

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Councilmember Parks to Participate in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Annex at South Los Angeles Animal Shelter

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, Councilmember Bernard C. Parks will be attending the groundbreaking for a new dog annex for the South Los Angeles Animal Shelter that opened earlier this year.

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Councilmember Parks Discusses Changes Neighborhood Councils Need to Make to Improve Ranks with CityWatch LA

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Councilmember Parks Discusses the City's Next Steps Towards Addressing the Safety of Older Buildings in an Earthquake with Warren Olney on "Which Way, L.A.?"

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Councilmember Parks Speaks on Current Economic Climate of the District with Frank Mottek on KNX's Business Hour

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Councilmember Parks Discusses the Repercussions of the Closure of King/Drew Hospital with KNX "On Your Corner"

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Councilmember Parks Discusses Increased Popularity of the Taste of Soul with KTLA's Gayle Anderson

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Councilmember Parks Discusses Marijuana and the Enforcement of Proposition D on LA Talk Radio, October 13, 2013

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Councilmember Parks to Participate in National Walk to School Day on October 9, 2013

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Councilmember Parks Addresses Mayor Garcetti's Plan to Expand LAPD's Compstat Program on KCAL 9

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Councilmember Parks Speaks on Washington Navy Yard Shooting on the Larry Elder Show

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Council Approves Parks' Resolution Asking for Local Governments' Ability to Regulate Medical Marijuana

City Council approved Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ resolution in opposition of Assembly Bill 604 (Ammiano, co-authors: Steinberg, Leno), which would limit local governments’ ability to regulate medical marijuana at the Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Council meeting. Friday, September 13 i...

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Council Approves Parks' Resolution Asking for Stronger Regulations Surrounding Fracking Activities in Local Communities

City Council approved Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ resolution asking for tougher regulations regarding fracking activities at the Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Council meeting.

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Councilmember Parks to Introduce $50,000 Reward Motion in the Killing of Elroy Schenck

The Los Angeles City Council will vote on a reward motion, introduced by Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, to provide a reward in the amount of $50,000 for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Elroy Schenck.

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City Council to Vote on Parks' Resolution Asking for Stronger Regulations Surrounding Fracking Activities in Local Communities

City Council will vote on Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ resolution asking for tougher regulations regarding fracking activities during the Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Council meeting.

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Councilmember Parks to Introduce $50,000 Reward Motion in the Killing of Bijan Shoushtari

The Los Angeles City Council will vote on a reward motion, introduced by Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, to provide a reward in the amount of $50,000 for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Bijan Shoushtari.

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Councilmember Parks Voices Concern on BB Device/Airsoft Pistol/Imitation Firearms Ordinance in Los Angeles Business Journal

An ordinance being drafted in the city of Los Angeles has local retailers of imitation guns up in arms. The pending regulations could require all imitation firearms – including airsoft and BB guns – sold in the city to be painted a bright neon color so law enforcement personnel can differe...

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Councilmember Parks Discusses Concerns on Fracking on KNX Newsradio

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