Purpose

To consolidate, disseminate, and gather information concerning the 710 expansion into our San Rafael neighborhood and into our surrounding neighborhoods. If you have an item that you would like posted on this blog, please e-mail the item to Peggy Drouet at pdrouet@earthlink.net

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Call to Action: Press Conference

 From Sylvia Plummer, May 27, 2015


For those that plan to attend the Press Conference mentioned below, they request that we do not wear No 710 t-shirts, bring signs or banners .  Buttons are ok
 
Beyond the 710 - Moving Forward   (formerly called C3)  will be sponsoring a Press Conference on the steps of METRO Headquarters .
 

Thursday, May 28th, at 8:00 am
 

We are especially pleased to be joined by Congressman Adam Schiff.


You are invited to join the Press Conference which will occur  prior to the METRO Board meetings.
This is an important meeting and all of us hope that there will be a good crowd present to  enthusiastically support the many leaders from the San Gabriel Valley who will distribute a new plan of forward-thinking mobility and smart growth proposals that will better connect people to important destinations and relieve congestion throughout the San Gabriel Valley.



See below for the Press Advisory with more details about the event and also for public transit.



We hope to see you on Thursday!



 


  MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Coby King - (310) 489-3280 coby@hpstrat.com

Congressman Adam Schiff Joins New Coalition of Cities, Communities, and Allies to Launch “Beyond the 710,” New Plan to Replace SR-710 Tunnel Debate with 21st Century Smart Mobility Measures to Connect People and Relieve Congestion for All Communities


The Connected Cities and Communities, comprised of five San Gabriel Valley cities and community allies will join Congressman Adam Schiff to announce “Beyond the 710: Moving Forward,” a new plan to replace the tired debate over the proposed 710 Tunnel with a set of forward-thinking mobility and smart growth proposals that will better connect people to important destinations and relieve congestion throughout the San Gabriel Valley, while ending the debate over a tunnel proposal that has generated widespread and passionate opposition.


Beyond the 710 will also distribute written copies of its Plan, which will be presented to the Metro Board at its meeting following the press conference, and will launch a new website to encourage community participation.


EVENT: Launch of “Beyond the 710: Moving Forward”


DATE: Thursday, May 28, 2015


TIME: 8 am


LOCATION: Front Entrance to Metro Gateway Plaza (Bus Plaza)
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Parking available in Gateway Plaza garage


WHO: The Hon. Adam Schiff, Member of Congress
The Hon. Ara Najarian, Mayor of Glendale, and Member, Metro Board
The Hon. Marina Khubesrian, Councilwoman, South Pasadena
Michael Beck, City Manager, City of Pasadena
The Hon. Jonathan Curtis, Mayor pro tem, La Cañada Flintridge
The Hon. John Capoccia, Mayor, Sierra Madre
Christina Morris, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Damon Nagami, National Resources Defense Council
Claire Bogaard, No 710 Action Committee
The Hon. Anthony Portantino, former member, Calif. State Assembly
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