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Arturo Vargas

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Executive Director of NALEO, the National Organization of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials; former Chairman of the Los Angeles Redistricting Commission

Arturo Vargas on KCRW

In 1964, the US Supreme Court revolutionized political power by ruling that all people should be represented equally: one person, one vote — in Congress, the state legislature and…

The Worst Fear for Elected Officials in Southern California

In 1964, the US Supreme Court revolutionized political power by ruling that all people should be represented equally: one person, one vote — in Congress, the state legislature and…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he would not enter the race for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the US Senate.

Villaraigosa Won't Run for Senate

Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he would not enter the race for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the US Senate.

from Which Way, L.A.?

California is called "the world's largest experiment in social diversity." Since 1999, when whites fell below 50%, there's been no majority racial ethnic majority.

A Defining Moment in the Ethnic Makeup of California

California is called "the world's largest experiment in social diversity." Since 1999, when whites fell below 50%, there's been no majority racial ethnic majority.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Birds are chirping, creeks are flowing and wildflower buds are beginning to pop up and down the Central Coast.

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill.

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