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L.A. City Council Candidates to Participate in Town Hall

The Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber is accepting questions for the Council District 3 candidates.

Six Los Angeles City Council candidates will participate in a Jan. 30 town hall in Woodland Hills.

The candidates are hoping to represent the citys council's District Three, which, incorporates Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Canoga Park, Reseda and Winnetka and is currently served by Dennis Zine.

Candidates expected to participate in the town hall are business owner Elizabeth Badger, Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, business owner Cary Iaccino, attorney Joyce Pearson, city personnel deparartment investigator Steven Presberg and commercial real estate broker Scott Silverstein. Silverstein also serves as chairperson of the Woodland Hills-Warner Center Neighborhood Council.

The primary election will take place March 5, with the general election on May 21 if no candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote.

The town hall—which is presented by the Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce—is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Westfield Promenade shopping center at 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. The event will take place in a vacant retail space formerly occupied by Dick's Sporting Goods.

The Woodland HillsTarzana Chamber has invited the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, Canoga Park/West Hills Chamber of Commerce, Reseda Neighborhood Council, the Tarzana Neighborhood Council and the Woodland Hills-Warner Center Neighborhood Council to participate as well.

The Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber is accepting questions via its website. Send them to CEO/Executive Director Diana Williams.

trojan2002 January 03, 2013 at 07:12 PM
No doubt this will not involve much in terms of what the candidates will do, or can do. Blumenfield I am sure will be attacked for running for two seats, because that's somehow wrong, and that's somehow a reason to vote for another candidate. Then again, a handful are only running for CD3 to take a shot at the soon to be vacated assembly seat held by Blumenfield. Still, will be interesting to see all of the candidates in one setting. Except for Blumenfield, none of the candidates offer a compelling reason to vote for them, and none has the experience to be a productive city council member.


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