Cristina Garcia

Assemblywoman

Guest

Vice chair of the Women’s Caucus; member of the Bell Association to Stop the Abuse and member of the California State Assembly representing the 58th District (Bell Gardens, Pico Rivera and Cerritos, but not the City of Bell); former candidate for Bell Gardens City Council

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California has two legal ways to dispose of bodies when people die: burial and cremation. Now state lawmakers are considering adding a third legal option: composting.

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After the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings in the early nineties, an unprecedented number of women ran for public office. Has that enthusiasm waned? Let’s look at California.

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After the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings in the early nineties, an unprecedented number of women ran for public office. Has that enthusiasm waned? Let’s look at California.

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A jury today found five former members of the Bell City Council  guilty of misappropriating public funds  by accepting pay for meetings of the Solid Waste and Recycling Authority.

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A jury today found five former members of the Bell City Council guilty of misappropriating public funds by accepting pay for meetings of the Solid Waste and Recycling Authority.

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