Governor Brown to Participate in Milken Institute Conference, Swearing In Ceremony in L.A. on Thursday


LOS ANGELES – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will participate in the Milken Institute’s State of the State Conference and will swear in the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 13.

Milken Institute State of the State Conference
Governor Brown will join Michael Milken for a one-on-one discussion at the Milken Institute’s 13th Annual State of the State Conference. The conversation will focus on the pressing issues facing California and the steps the Brown Administration is taking to create jobs, balance the budget and restore California’s competitive edge.

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 1 p.m.
Where: Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

**Note: This event is open to credentialed media. Media must register ahead of time at Please use code mediasos11.

Swearing In Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Governor Brown will swear in Peter Gravett as the Secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs. The Governor appointed retired Major General Gravett in May; he was subsequently confirmed by the California State Senate in September.

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 4 p.m.
Where: West Los Angeles Veterans Home, 11500 Nimitz Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90049

**Note: This event is open to credentialed media. For Secretary Gravett’s biography, please visit