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Bob Blumenfield

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Councilman for the 3rd District of Los Angeles; former Democratic State Assemblyman representing the 40th District (San Fernando Valley) and chair of the Assembly Budget Committee

Bob Blumenfield on KCRW

Californians will play a big part in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this coming week. But can the party unite with supporters of Bernie Sanders?

The DNC: A Divided Convention?

Californians will play a big part in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this coming week. But can the party unite with supporters of Bernie Sanders?

from Olney in L.A.

In many places around the country, cities provide WiFi service for all their citizens. That won’t happen for years to come in Los Angeles — if ever.

Free WiFi at Los Angeles Parks… Closing in on the Digital Divide?

In many places around the country, cities provide WiFi service for all their citizens. That won’t happen for years to come in Los Angeles — if ever.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The judiciary is California's third branch of government, but the courts now get just one percent of the total state budget.

California Courts Face Financial Starvation

The judiciary is California's third branch of government, but the courts now get just one percent of the total state budget.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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