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Friday, June 26, 2009

Media Relations

Block Party Will Celebrate Neighborhood Success Story NA09169rf

WHAT:   
A block party for local residents in the Drew-Estara neighborhood of Glassell Park hosted by City officials and community leaders to celebrate the areas revival from the grip of intense gang activity

WHEN:   
Saturday, June 27, 2009
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:        
Glassell Park Area of Los Angeles
Vicinity of Drew Street and Estara Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90065

WHO:         
Los Angeles City Council District 13 Deputy Alejandra Marroquin
LAPD Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz, Commanding Officer, Operations Central Bureau
LAPD Captain William Murphy, Northeast Division
Local community leaders and residents

WHY:             
To celebrate the success of a multi-agency, years-long effort to restore safety and integrity to a neighborhood that had been plagued by pervasive gang activity and to bring together community members in a show of solidarity and support.

CONTACT:   
For more information, call LAPD Detective Yasmin Saade at 213-925-0352 or LAPD Media Relations at 213-485-3586.

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