Close on issues, District 1 candidates flashing personalities
The Ward A.M.E. Church in South LA was packed for a Wednesday night. But the people filing through doors weren’t there to talk about Jesus (though his name did come up). They were there to talk about the race for LA Unified School Board District 1. Sherlett Hendy-Newbill, Alex Johnson, Genethia Hudley-Hayes and George McKenna — the...
By Vanessa Romo | May 8, 2014
At a District 1 forum, candidates sound alike on most issues
When Angela Jauregui arrived Saturday at USC for a debate with five of the seven candidates running for LA Unified’s District 1 board seat, she told her friends she was there to listen.“ Let’s pay attention,” she said in Spanish as she shushed all three, found a seat in the first row of the lecture...
By Vanessa Romo | May 5, 2014