Communications between Mark Ridley-Thomas's office and the oil industry

Aaron Cantú filed this request with the Department of Public Health of Los Angeles County, CA .
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Communications

From: Aaron Cantú

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

All communications sent to and from the office of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas (including Ridley-Thomas himself and each of his staffers) and representatives from Occidental Oil and Gas Co, California Resources Corporation, and the California Independent Petroleum Association between January 01 2015 and the date of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Aaron Cantú

From: L.A. County Public Affairs

Dear Mr. Cantu:

Please be advised that the Office of Public Affairs, Countywide Communication, keeps and maintains official records of the Chief Executive Office, but does not perform this function for all departments, agencies, commissions, etc. of the County of Los Angeles.

Based on the descriptions provided in your email, it is possible that these records may be in the possession of the Los Angeles County Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors. I suggest resubmitting your request to this agency directly.

Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors
500 W. Temple St. Ste 383
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Jeff Levinson, Acting Public Information Officer
(213) 270-2978
jlevinson@bos.lacounty.gov<mailto:jlevinson@bos.lacounty.gov>

To expedite your request, we are forwarding this response to the Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors, by copy of this email.

Thank you for the opportunity to assist you.
Best,
Lara

From: Levinson, Jeff

Good afternoon:

We have received your Public Records Act request below and you will receive a response on or before September 2, 2016.

Thank you.

Jeff

Jeff Levinson
Acting Public Information Officer – Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors

From: Aaron Cantú

Hi Jeff, you had said I would receive a response on or before September 2 - I'm inquiring about the status of this request.

All best,
Aaron Cantú

From: Levinson, Jeff

Good morning, Mr. Cantú:

Let me reach out to see if any responsive records were found. I will be in touch today.

Thank you.

Jeff

From: Levinson, Jeff

Good afternoon:

This is a response to your e-mail below, dated August 23, 2016 , requesting records pursuant to the California Public Records Act.

We will require additional time to respond to your request. Pursuant to Government Code section 6253(c), the time to respond to the request must be extended by an additional fourteen (14) days due to the existence of unusual circumstances. The unusual circumstances include the need to search for, collect, and appropriately examine a potentially voluminous amount of separate and distinct records that are demanded in a single request. You will be contacted on or before September 16, 2016, regarding your request. We are doing our best to respond as quickly as possible.

Thank you for your time and patience on this matter.

Jeff

From: Levinson, Jeff

Good morning, Mr. Cantú:

This is in response to your California Public Records Act ("PRA") request received by the Executive Office/Clerk of the Board of Supervisors on August 24, 2016. Specifically, your request seeks " All communications sent to and from the office of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas (including Ridley-Thomas himself and each of his staffers) and representatives from Occidental Oil and Gas Co, California Resources Corporation, and the California Independent Petroleum Association between January 01 2015 and the date of this request.”
After a diligent search, we have located no documents responsive to your request. Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please let me know.

Thank you.

Jeff

Jeff Levinson
Acting Public Information Officer – Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors

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