Visit Health Watch for COVID-19 updates. Find Employee Return to Campus and Student Return to Campus information.
Emergency Notification

U.S. Senate candidates face off in debate at Cal State LA

September 27, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: October 5, 2016


California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will meet in the only scheduled debate in the race for California’s U.S. Senate seat. The debate is sponsored by the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA, KABC-7 TV and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund.


Cal State LA University-Student Union Theatre, 5154 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.


The live broadcast will air on KABC, and will be live streamed on Cal State LA’s website. Candidates will be questioned by a KABC-7 TV moderator and a three-person panel representing the sponsoring organizations. An overflow room will be open to the public in the Golden Eagle Ballroom.

Journalists must check in at the media table outside the theatre, and they will be escorted to a reserved section inside. Television news cameras and photographers will be allowed to capture footage and take photos inside. No flash photography will be allowed. Additional information about the event can be found on the Pat Brown Institute website. Please contact the institute to arrange for media parking. Click on the following link for a campus map.


Robert Lopez, Cal State LA, (323) 343-3044
Jocelyn Stewart, Cal State LA, (323) 343-3049

Nicole Hernandez, Pat Brown Institute, (323) 343-3770
Elizabeth Leslie, League of Women Voters of California Education Fund, (916) 442-7215

# # #


Cal State LA is a university dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. Founded in 1947, the University serves more than 27,000 students and 247,000 distinguished alumni, who are as diverse as the city we serve. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Cal State LA has long been recognized as an engine of economic and social mobility. Led by an award-winning faculty, the University offers nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and the humanities.

Cal State LA is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center, Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility, Billie Jean King Sports Complex, TV, Film and Media Center and the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good. For more information, visit