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Laura Chick Tolerates A Room Full Of Journalists For An Entire Evening

FBLA made it to the SPJ mixer last night in the back room of the Redwood Bar and Grill downtown. Laura Chick was the featured speaker, and had a friendly, informal chat with a room packed full of sweaty journalists. She offered her insights on accountability and transparency in city hall, the responsibility of journalists to keep local politicians on their toes, her audits of the city’s anti-gang programs and the LAPD’s rape kit testing program, the future of the Los Angeles City Controllers office, and her decision to leave public office after 16 years of service. After she finished speaking, Chick was swamped by journalists eager to continue the dialogue. While graciously pushing her way to the door, she was kind enough to pose for a picture with a geeky FBLA editor-


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