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L.A. City Council Candidates to Focus on Alcohol Issues

Feb 25 2013 12:00AM

Hispanic PR Wire

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- According to Alcohol Justice, the Social Justice Committee of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Lincoln Heights has agreed to host a Candidates Forum tonight at the at the request of several candidates for Los Angeles Council District #1. For years the working class community of Lincoln Heights has been the center of several issues that have begun to be felt in other parts of the City. City support for additional alcohol sales near sensitive use areas and alcohol advertising on public property are among the top concerns to be addressed.


What: Los Angeles Council District #1 Candidates Forum

When: Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Where: Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Auditorium
2210 Sichel St. Los Angeles, CA 90031

Who: CD-1 Candidates:
-- Jose Gardea
-- Gil Cedillo
-- Jesse Rosas
-- William Rodriguez-Morrison

Why: Lincoln Heights is at the center of important issues facing diverse communities in Los Angeles:
-- Additional requests for alcohol sales and advertising
-- Gangs and Violence
-- Business and Employment Opportunities
-- Parking, open space and youth activities
-- Housing
-- Gentrification

Contacts: Jorge Castillo, Advocacy Director, Alcohol Justice 213 840-3336
Hugo L. Pacheco 323 528-7605
Robert Vega 323 574-1063

SOURCE Alcohol Justice

Source: Hispanic PR Wire

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