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Eyewitness Newsmakers: Bernard Parks

Originally aired Sun., Jan. 24, 2010, at 11 a.m.
January 24, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
This week on Eyewitness Newsmakers: L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks.Los Angeles Councilman Bernard Parks is the chairman of the Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee and the point man on the city's budget crisis.

Currently, it's $200 million of red ink, and could balloon to a billion.

Are a thousand more city jobs on the chopping block?

Eyewitness News spoke with this former police chief about the city's budget, jobs and why he voted against the city's new medical marijuana ordinance.

You can voice your opinion at these upcoming community hearings.

Budget on the Road Meetings

Van Nuys City Hall
Jan. 26, 6:00 p.m.
14410 Sylvan St
Van Nuys, CA 91401

West L.A.
Hamilton High School - Cafeteria
Feb. 22, 6:00 p.m.
2955 S. Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034

East L.A.
El Sereno Recreation Center
March 8th, 6:00 p.m.
4721 Klamath St.
Los Angeles, CA 90032

South L.A.
Central Avenue Constituent Services Center
March 22, 6:00 p.m.
4301 S. Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90011

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