A series of conversations with Los Angeles mayoral candidates continues Tuesday evening with an interview of Councilwoman Jan Perry that will be shown via a live video stream you can watch on this Patch site.
The interview, the second in the "Talking About Los Angeles" series, begins at 5:30 p.m. before an audience in The Grand Salon of California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St. (.)
If you would like to attend the event, you can register on the Talking About Los Angeles website.
The moderator for the event will be Christine Essel, the CEO for Los Angeles’ Community Redevelopment Agency. She’s a former senior vice president of government and community affairs for Paramount Pictures and had been an airport commissioner for Mayor Villaraigosa. Essel has also served as a board chair of the Central City Association in 2007 and 2008.
Other candidates who have committed to appear in the series are City Controller Wendy Greuel and radio talk-show host Kevin James. Dates and locations for their conversations have not yet been announced. Councilman Eric Garcetti was the first guest in March.
The election is on March 5, 2013.
Topics for the conversations include:
- Transportation, goods movement and infrastructure;
- Environment, green technology, resource protection, energy policies;
- Quality of life issues—public safety, neighborhoods and city services;
- Business climate, job creation and the local economy;
- Education and workforce development;
- Envision L.A.—a general discussion about the future of Los Angeles.
The series is being organized by the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, a Latino voter participation organization; and Cerrell Associates, a Los Angeles political consulting firm. The May 15 event is being hosted by Associated Students of California State University, Northridge.
Patch is a co-sponsor of the series.
For more information, visit the "Talking About Los Angeles" website at www.talkingaboutla.com.