Monday, July 28, 2008

BELMONT OPENS: Toxic Or Not? L A's Officials Tout The $Billion Dollar School (Video Preview 7 min)

Los Angeles, CA The Full Disclosure Network® presents a seven minute preview video from a two-part series entitled “Belmont Opens: Toxic or Not?” The billion dollar high school that was built on top of the “old Los Angeles Oil Field” is about to open to students for the first time since this controversial school construction project began almost two decades ago. Renamed for the third time, Belmont is now called Edward Roybal High School.

The new two-part series features LAUSD Officials touting the partial completion of the Belmont project and showcases the $20 billion dollar expansion program of the District as part of a “kick off” ceremony for the National School Construction week. Noteably missing from the program was any references to the presence of an earthquake fault, deadly hydrogen sulfide and methane gases that plagued and delayed the construction project for so many years.

Featured in these latest two segments of an on-going series on the school are:

  • David L. Brewer, LAUSD Superintendent of Schools
  • Monica Garcia, President LAUSD Board of Education
  • Yolie Flores Aguilar, Member LAUSD Board of Education
  • Scott Wildman, former Chair, California State Legislative Audit Committee
  • Kaye Kilburn, MD, Ralph Edgington Chair, Keck USC School of Medicine
  • Anthony Patchett, Head DA Belmont Task Force Investigation
  • Guy Mahula, LAUSD Chief Facilities Executive
  • Ed Reyes, Los Angeles City Councilman
  • Scott Braxton, Principal Roybal (Belmont) High School
  • Scott Folsom, LAUSD Bond Oversight Committee, PTA Official
  • Caprice Young, former LAUSD Board President
  • Patricia McPherson, President Grassroots Coalition
  • Manny Maldana, Community Activist and Candidate for State Assembly
  • George Buzzetti, Community Activist

This series is to be featured on 47 cable systems and the Internet and is to be featured on DCTV public channels in Washington D.C.. A complete listing of channels and airtimes, by community can be found from this link.

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