Tuesday, July 27, 2010






Supervisor, Fourth District

County of Los Angeles

822 Hahn Hall of Administration




        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           Contact:         Andrew J. Veis

                                                                                                                   (213) 974-1095

                                                                                                                   (213) 422-3349 (cell)




        LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2010 – Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe will be holding an online town hall on Wednesday, August 4, at 6:30 p.m., answering questions from the public live on knabe.com.


        To view the town hall, go to www.knabe.com/askdon, and click the play button around 6:30 p.m. on Monday the 12th. Questions for the Supervisor can be submitted in advance on Twitter @donknabe or emailed to askdon@bos.lacounty.gov.


        Constituents can view the online town hall through Facebook by going to http://www.facebook.com/SupervisorKnabe and clicking the play button. Utilizing this feature will allow anyone to send a question to the Supervisor for him to answer immediately and allow them to chat with other viewers about the topics discussed by the Supervisor. Viewers will only be able to submit a live question and chat if they have a Facebook account, but anyone can still watch the live town hall without needing a Facebook account.


        Any organization wishing to simulcast Don’s live Q&A can embed the video stream from the following link: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ask-don-live1.


        Since his first successful online webcast earlier this year, Supervisor Knabe remains the only member of the Board of Supervisors to host open question sessions online with constituents.


        “We have learned much since our first online town hall, and I hope our new changes will allow even more Fourth District residents to participate,” said Supervisor Knabe. “This time, the town hall will be in the evening to accommodate people who cannot watch during work and we have created a way for people to email questions in advance, without requiring a Facebook account.”


        If you are not already following Supervisor Knabe on Facebook, become a fan and gain access to special content, including videos, photos and news alerts, visit http://www.facebook.com/supervisorknabe and click the “Like” button at the top of the screen.


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