On April 26, 1996, the Metropolitan News-Enterprise and the Italian American Lawyers Assn. played host at the Metropolitan News Company offices to about 30 lawyers and judges from Venice, Italy during their tour of Los Angeles.


Gift from Venice Bar Assn.

Venice Bar Assn. President Antonio Franchini, right, hands Metropolitan News Company editor/general counsel Roger M. Grace a gold medallion with the Venice city seal, a gift from the mayor of Venice. Below is the medal.


pin.gif (69235 bytes)Los Angeles attorney Gene Carloni, a co-founder of the Italian American Lawyers, presents IALA pin to Franchini.


Robert Greene conducts tour

Metropolitan News-Enterprise staff writer Robert Greene (above, gesturing), an attorney and cultural preservationist, takes contingency of Italian lawyers on a walking tour of the downtown area including, below, the Bradbury Building and Angels Flight.

Bradbury Building

Angels Flight


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