Mark Ridley-Thomas

LA County Supervisor representing District 2, which includes parts of Downtown, Koreatown, Crenshaw, Baldwin Hills and Culver City

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LA County Supervisor representing the 2nd District (Culver City, Carson, Beverlywood); former State Senator for the 26th District (South LA, Century City, Burbank and North Hollywood); former state legislator and LA City Councilman for the 8th District

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California is poised to hit 1 million coronavirus cases on Thursday. Los Angeles remains the epicenter of the virus with more than 2,000 new cases on Tuesday.

Mark Ridley-Thomas on LA’s COVID spike and options for removing Sheriff Alex Villanueva

California is poised to hit 1 million coronavirus cases on Thursday. Los Angeles remains the epicenter of the virus with more than 2,000 new cases on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA County Board of Supervisors is set to discuss    a motion brought forth by Mark Ridley-Thomas    that would deem racism, overt or tacit, a public health concern.

Mark Ridley-Thomas on how to make LA County antiracist

The LA County Board of Supervisors is set to discuss a motion brought forth by Mark Ridley-Thomas that would deem racism, overt or tacit, a public health concern.

from Greater LA

LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks about whether businesses must shut down again, getting Angelenos to comply with safety orders, and balancing public health with economic…

COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths are rising in LA. What the Board of Supervisors plans to do

LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks about whether businesses must shut down again, getting Angelenos to comply with safety orders, and balancing public health with economic…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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