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California’s First U.S. Hispanic Senator

New Mexico voters elected the first Hispanic United States Senator in 1928; his name – Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo, born in Chihuahua, Mexico. California had... Read more »

This Trade Deal Will Make You Sick

Food is more than just what we eat. It connects us to each other and our environment. And how we treat it is of tremendous importance to our democracy.   Right... Read more »

Kissing the Koch Ring

After the Supreme Court’s democracy-mugging decree that let corporations dump unlimited amounts of money into our elections, a guy named Larry sent me an email... Read more »

Ballot Recommendations LAUSD, Commerce, L.A. Charter Amendments

On March 3, voters in several local cities will go to the polls to elect members of their city council and local school boards. The past several elections have seen... Read more »

Los Angeles County’s Next 4th District Supervisor Should be Latino

In June 2016, there will be a primary election in Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe’s 4th Supervisorial District. Unless one candidate receives over 50 percent... Read more »

Jose Huizar for Los Angeles City Council District 14

This endorsement has been one of the most difficult for EGP to make in along time. The 14th Council District is lucky to have such a talented pool of candidates... Read more »

Protect America: Pass a Clean Homeland Security Budget Now

No matter what state we come from or which party we represent, every Member of Congress is entrusted with the sacred responsibility of keeping our nation safe. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Community College Degrees: A Great Choice For Some Students

The announcement that some California community colleges will be offering 2-year Bachelor’s Degrees is a welcomed change for many students who a four-year degree... Read more »

Zero Tolerance for Carrying Knives To Schools

  It’s never easy for school administrators to deal with controversial or dangerous happenings at their schools. The recent claim by a fourth-grade student... Read more »

California Needs Cost-Effective Clean Energy Now

In the 1970s, the smog in Southern California was so bad we couldn’t even see the nearby San Gabriel Mountains from downtown. Smog alerts forced school kids indoors,... Read more »

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