Krekorian, Talamantes to lead San Fernando Valley COG

The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments voted Thursday to name Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian its new chair and Burbank City Councilman Jess Talamantes as vice chair.

The board is a cooperative effort among Glendale, Burbank, Los Angeles, San Fernando and Santa Clarita to tackle regional transportation and economic development issues.

Krekorian takes over the chairmanship from Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian and will serve a one-year term.

 -- Joe Piasecki,

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