El Monte and San Gabriel Valley Cities Call for an End to State Budget Takeaways

Oct 13, 2010, 13:30 ET from City of El Monte

EL MONTE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ --


The City of El Monte will host the San Gabriel Valley State of the Region press conference to send a unified message to Sacramento:  "No more State raids!"  State budget takeaways have begun to jeopardize public safety, emergency response, transportation, transit, economic development, jobs, and the general quality of life throughout the San Gabriel Valley.


Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 10 a.m.


Los Angeles County Fire Station 166

3615 Santa Anita Avenue

El Monte, CA 91731


Andre Quintero, Mayor of City of El Monte

Lee Baca, Sheriff of Los Angeles County  

P. Michael Freeman, Fire Chief of Los Angeles County  

Tom Armstrong, Police Chief of El Monte Police Department  

John Fasana, Metro Board Member  

Doran Barnes, Executive Director of Foothill Transit

Cynthia Kurtz, President/CEO of the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership

Jeff Seymour, Superintendent of the El Monte City School District

The City of El Monte, located in Southern California, is committed to improving the quality of life for its citizens and strives to provide its community personalized service, uncompromising commitment, and individualized accountability. For information on the City of El Monte, please call 626-580-2001 or visit www.elmonteca.gov

SOURCE City of El Monte