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Friday, August 7, 2009

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Greetings on a Friday! For information on any of these items or to see photos from an event Tom attended this week, please visit the Council District 4 website at:
-On Tuesday, Tom visited all Los Angeles Police Divisions in Council District 4 for the 26th Annual National Night Out. There was a greatturnout, and the LAPD did a fantastic job of creating a street fair atmosphere, with food and live music. National Night Out is a unique crime/drug prevention event involving law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses and neighborhood organizations from over 15,000 communities nationwide.
-On Thursday morning Tom re-opened the east side of Lake Hollywood. An enthusiastic group of residents, media, and representatives of the LADWP joined Tom in a power-walk around the scenic route. They were treated to a view of one of the turtles that has made the Lake home. This was the first time the eastern side of the recreational path has been open since the record rainfall of 2005.
- On Thursday, Tom joined with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Police Chief William Bratton, Council President Eric Garcetti and Captain Bea Girmalato announce the new deployment plan of 40 additional foot patrol officers in Hollywood. This “Back to the Beat” program will continue the reduction of crime and increase the quality of life for those who work, live and visit the entertainment capital of the world.
-On Sunday, August 9th from noon to 4:30 p.m., the 24th Annual Children’s Festival of Arts will take place at Paramount Pictures Studio located at 5555 Melrose Avenue. This Free Children’s Festivalis a day-long celebration of the arts and culture in Hollywood. Formore information, please visit:
Have a great weekend and continue to enjoy and love Los Angeles!