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News Release

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Media Relations

Santa Claus Crosswalk Enforcement Detail

What:
San Pedro Crosswalk Enforcement Detail

When:
Friday, December 15, 2006
7:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Where:
7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.  Intersection of 12th and Gaffey Streets
9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.  Intersection of 8th Street and Pacific Avenue
11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.  Crosswalk located at 1414 West 25th Street

Who:
South Traffic Division, Community Traffic Services Unit and
Harbor Area Community Relations Office

Why:
To heighten holiday traffic awareness in San Pedro's business district corridors, an LAPD officer dressed as Santa Claus will be crossing streets in marked crosswalks. South Traffic motor officers will stop vehicles and issue citations or warnings to motorists who violate Santa Claus' "right of way."

For further information, please contact Senior Lead Officer Joe Buscaino, Harbor area, at 310-869-2168.