Media Information

For media and press inquiries, please contact the Department’s Public Information Team listed below:

Department Public Information Officer
Terry Kanakri ♦ (626) 588-5372

Agency Public Information Assistants
North Community Services Agency
Kevin Jimenez
♦ (661) 294-2384 ♦ 
Area includes local parks in the Antelope Valley and Santa Clarita Valley Areas

South Community Services Agency
Catarah Hampshire, Public Information Assistant ♦ (310) 965-8611 ♦
Area includes local parks in the unincorporated areas of South Los Angeles, Florence/Firestone, Whittier, Lawndale, Lennox, Compton, Hawthorne, Hacienda Heights and Rowland Heights

East Community Services Agency
Alba Ibarra, Public Information Assistant ♦ (626) 588-5376 ♦
Area includes local parks in the unincorporated areas of East Los Angeles, Altadena, La Crescenta, La Puente and Azusa

Regional Facilities Agency
Joyce Fitzpatrick, Public Information Assistant ♦ (626) 934-3860 ♦
Area includes for the Department’s large Regional Parks including Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, Castaic Lake State Recreation Area, Devil’s Punchbowl, Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, William S. Hart Regional Park, Peter F. Schabarum Regional Park, Vasquez Rocks all Natural Areas and Wildlife Sanctuaries, the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre and the Hollywood Bowl

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About the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

The Department provides the residents and visitors of Los Angeles County with quality recreational opportunities that promote a healthy lifestyle and strengthen the community through diverse physical, educational and cultural programming.   The Department also enhances the community environment by acquiring, developing and maintaining 182 County parks including 4 gardens, the largest municipal golf course system with 20 courses at 18 locations, trails and open space areas and more.