When:Monday, July 25, 20051:00 p.m.
Where:Las Palmas Inn (Closed Business5135 Alhambra AvenueLos AngelesMap Page 635 E1
Who:Los Angeles Police Chief William J. BrattonCommander Harlan Ward, Assistant Commanding Officer of LAPD Detective BureauCaptain Doug Shur, Hollenbeck Community Police StationJerry Jolly, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage ControlLupe Garcia, Chief Deputy Director of Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Why:A press conference to announce a $100,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for LAPD Vice Division.Grant monies will be allocated to investigate problematic ABC businesses as well as to educate bar, liquor store and restaurant employees about current alcohol laws.
Additional:The Las Palmas Inn was made to close its doors on March 14, 2005, due to several alcoholic beverage violations.This location was also the scene of a 2004 homicide involving a dispute between two patrons over a narcotics transaction.