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City of LA District 2, Office of Councilmember Paul Krekorian
Thursday November 4th, 2010 :: 05:42 p.m. PDT

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Krekorian, Galatzan to hold News Conference, Event date: Nov. 5, 2010 at 9 a.m.

Event date: Nov. 5, 2010 at 9 a.m.
Contact: Jeremy Oberstein, (213) 359-8506

Krekorian, Galatzan to hold News Conference

LOS ANGELES - Days after two young North Hollywood residents were struck by a car – one fatally - Councilmember Paul Krekorian, LAUSD Board Member Tamar Galatzan and others will hold a news conference to press for greater traffic safety at that intersection.

Who: Councilmember Paul Krekorian, LAUSD Board Member Tamar Galatzan and
Representatives from the LAPD & LA Department of Transportation
Where/When: The southwest intersection of Laurel Canyon and Archwood St., one block south of Vanowen in North Hollywood. Nov. 5, 2010, at 9:00 a.m.

Why: On Nov. 2 at about 7:30 p.m., two young girls – 10 and 12 years old – were struck by a vehicle as they walked within a marked crosswalk. One of the girls passed away Nov. 4 as a result of her injuries while the other continues to receive treatment in a local hospital. At the news conference, Councilmember Krekorian and School Board Member Galatzan will reveal how the city is working to improve pedestrian safety at that intersection while the police and DOT representatives will discuss that area’s history of accidents.

Councilmember Paul Krekorian represents Los Angeles' Second Council District, which includes the East and Northeast San Fernando Valley. His website is cd2.lacity.org, where you can sign up for news updates or visit him on Twitter (@PaulKrekorian) or Facebook.

Address/Location
City of LA District 2, Office of Councilmember Paul Krekorian
200 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-473-7002

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