Richard Bloom

California State Assembly

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Assemblyman representing Santa Monica; former Santa Monica Mayor and City Councilman

Richard Bloom on KCRW

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Six months ago last Friday, 20 school children and six adults were  gunned down  at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  Monica.

Newtown, Connecticut and Santa Monica, California

Six months ago last Friday, 20 school children and six adults were gunned down at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Monica.

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