Jaime Regalado

California State University, Los Angeles

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Professor Emeritus of Political Science at California State University Los Angeles, and former executive director of its Pat Brown Institute, a nonprofit public-policy center

Jaime Regalado on KCRW

In 1994, Republican Governor Pete Wilson won re-election with Proposition 187, which denied almost all state services to illegal immigrants.

Will Latinos Rescue California's Republican Party?

In 1994, Republican Governor Pete Wilson won re-election with Proposition 187, which denied almost all state services to illegal immigrants.

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The last area in Los Angeles County to incorporate was Calabasas, in 1991, bringing the total to 88.

Should East LA Be a City?

The last area in Los Angeles County to incorporate was Calabasas, in 1991, bringing the total to 88.

from Which Way, L.A.?

A cluster of cities in southeast Los Angeles County are at risk of coming unglued.

Is Southeast LA County Just Ungovernable?

A cluster of cities in southeast Los Angeles County are at risk of coming unglued.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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