Nithya Raman: How to create rules that limit political manipulation?

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“I am looking at opportunities that the council has to restore trust and faith at this moment when we have really shaken the people's faith in those of us who are in City Hall right now.” says Councilwoman Nithya Raman. Photo by Ted Soqui/SIPA USA.

In recently leaked audio, three LA City Council members made racist remarks when discussing how to gerrymander District 4, which is represented by Nithya Raman. What’s her way forward? 

Eunisses Hernandez will soon fill the LA City Council seat occupied by Gil Cedillo. She talks about her responsibility as a Latina woman in local politics. 

​​The California Fish and Game Commission once again delayed the vote on whether to list the western Joshua tree as endangered. Its fate won’t be decided until next year.