Sixteen-year-old Nicholas Chavez had a summer job in 2011. But unlike many boys his age, Nicholas' summer job consisted of helping his parents pick bell peppers in the scorching fields outside Bakersfield, California.
"Torieistas" need to recognize that this seat does not belong to Sheila Kuehl, the L.A. political machine or any single group to give to Torie Osborn. The seat belongs to the diverse population that makes up the 50th Assembly district.
When the history of public transportation in LA is written, an event held on Sunday will be remembered as critical. That is the day that a diverse group of Angelenos gathered at Tom Safran's Brentwood home.
Evidence pointed that those doing the smearing likely included the big oil, drug and insurance companies themselves. That's the short version. But new information actually has made things even more pernicious.