Thursday, October 29, 2009

Knabe gives State of the County message


Supervisor, Fourth District               822 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration              Los Angeles  90012









FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                           Contact:         David A. Sommers

                  (213) 974-1095






LOS ANGELES, October 29, 2009 – On Wednesday, November 4, Supervisor Don Knabe, Chairman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will deliver his annual State of the County Speech before a capacity crowd of 1,200 people at the Long Beach Convention Center.


For the first time, Supervisor Knabe’s speech will be broadcast live on the Internet at  The event begins at 11:30 a.m., but the Internet broadcast will begin at approximately 12:15 p.m., once the Supervisor actually begins his speech.


“I am excited that community members who are not able to personally attend State of the County this year will still have convenient access to my speech,” said Supervisor Knabe.  “Los Angeles County is geographically vast and many people that may want to hear the speech but cannot attend will now have a way to watch it.”


During his speech, Supervisor Knabe plans to discuss the County’s financial situation, give an update on efforts to improve to local economy through the 10,000 jobs initiative and career technology training programs, and unveil over $42 million in capital projects that will be built in communities across the Fourth District in the year ahead.


Viewers can log on to on on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 beginning at 12:15 p.m. to see the Supervisor’s speech.  The address also will be made available later on for those who miss the live broadcast.


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