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Forum to address the media's role in government

League of Women Voters Pasadena Area will present a free public forum on March 5 titled “The Importance of Media to Open Government.” The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. Val Zavala of KCET will lead a panel of media professionals, including Karen Foshay, senior investigative producer at Al Jazeera Los Angeles and award-winning investigative reporter; Noelia Rodriguez, chief communications officer for Metro Los Angeles and former press secretary for both First Lady Laura Bush and Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan; Ann Erdman, award-winning public information officer for the cities of Palm Springs and...