Past Events

Saturday, April 4, 2020

As our state and country continue fighting this unprecedented pandemic, the hospitals and clinics in our district are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.  

Please join us for a telephone town hall where we’ll speak with clinic and hospital executives and administrators about the issues they are facing as the number of COVID-19 cases grow in our region.

To submit a question for our panelists, please e-mail:

Saturday, April 4
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Call In Number:
Access code: 7172428

Phone: (818) 558-3043

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Please join Assemblymember Laura Friedman for coffee and conversation in Burbank!

This is a wonderful opportunity to hear a report back from the Assemblymember and for you to share your thoughts on the issues affecting our community and state.

We hope to see you there!

February 29, 2020
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Burbank Town Center
201 E. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, 91502

On 3rd floor patio by Panini Kabob Grill

Meeting may be cancelled in the event of heavy rain.


(818) 558 – 3043

Monday, December 9, 2019

Holiday Party & Open House

Please join me for a community open house and holiday party. This is always a marvelous opportunity to meet with new and old friends alike to celebrate the year’s many successes in the 43rd Assembly District.

As part of our celebration, we will be collecting new, unwrapped, toys and non-perishable food items for the Burbank Coordinating Council’s Holiday Baskets program.

Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.

December 9
6 - 9 p.m.

District Office
300 E. Magnolia Blvd.

Free parking available in the parking structure at 239 E. Palm Ave. The District Office is directly across the street on the corner of Third Street & Magnolia Blvd.

RSVP online or by emailing or by calling (818) 558-3043.

This event is family-friendly; the venue is ADA accessible.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Please join the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Assemblymember Laura Friedman for a discussion on water and legislative issues impacting our community and state.


Assemblymember Laura Friedman
Assembly District 43


Marsha Ramos, Vartan Gharpetian, Glen Dake and Richard Atwater
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Jeffrey Kightlinger
General Manager
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Monday, November 18, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

1401 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208

RSVP Online


Assemblymember Laura Friedman, Assembly District 43
Metropolitan Director Marsha Ramos, Representing the City of Burbank
Metropolitan Director Vartan Gharpetian, Representing the City of Glendale
Metropolitan Director Glen Dake, Representing the City of Los Angeles
Metropolitan Director Richard Atwater, Representing Foothill Municipal Water District
General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California


11:30 a.m. Registration and Complimentary Lunch
12:00 p.m. Program

RSVP here or by contacting Jami Decker at by Wed, November 13.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

43rd Assembly District Photography Competition Gallery Event ‘Gallery 43’

Please join Assemblymember Laura Friedman, community leaders, and residents from throughout the 43rd Assembly District, for our “Gallery 43” exhibit and reception.


October 11, 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Adams Square Mini Park
1020 E. Palmer Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205

RSVP Online

Gallery Exhibit And Reception

Assemblymember Friedman is honored to invite the community to this public reception and exhibit displaying works selected by our panel of judges:

Ara Oshagan, a Glendale local who has earned international acclaim for his exhibits and permanent collections across California, Florida, and Armenia; Jerry DeWilde, a Silver Lake resident and legendary photographer most known for his work capturing the counterculture movement of the 1960s and 1970s; and Catherine McGann, a Burbank local who has had a long career as a photojournalist and has had work featured in the New York Times, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, People, Guitar World, Mute and Rykodisc.

At this public exhibit, Assemblymember Friedman will announce the winners of the competition whose works will be displayed at her District and Capitol Offices.

This event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public.

Food available for purchase by Heritage Food Truck.


(818) 558-3043

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Selections List

3608 by Avital Oehler

A Night at the Alex by Rachel Warecki

Beautiful Metaphor by Gabriela Arevalo

Chess at the Park by Michael Rodriguez

Come Again by Michael Rodriguez

Crow Confession by Sona Tsarukyan

Enjoying a Walk at the Glendale Narrows by Gail Nicol

Evening Walk by Rachel Porter

Fire Season by Justin Jakubsin

I Love Montrose by John Fisanotti

Last Call by Wendy James

Lost at Descanso by Mondo Scott

Marshall Pride by Isabella Iarocci

Neon Petunia by Arlene Vidor

Nightfall by Rolando Maldonado

Pollywog – Morning Fog by Monica Muehlhause-Horn

Pressure by James Clark

Shopping Cart by Michael Grigorian

Sky Master by Ammar Al Nueimi

Stress Free by Vanessa Gerbuyos

Sunday in Montrose by Ines Kang

The Woolsey Fire Blanket by Brendan Baker

There’s A Moon Out Tonight by Jan Detanna

Thirteenth by Chris Daley

Twilight at the Observatory by Tony Wang

World of Glendale by Richard Bennett