The Pasadena Star News reports that San Gabriel Valley leaders will hold a “meet and greet” and fundraiser for Eastside Councilman Jose Huizar in Sierra Madre later this month. Why would these folks want to support this “rising star” who lives outside their area? Well, Huizar’s recent appointment to the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority certainly has a lot to do with it. The invitation to the event at the home of Henry Nunez reads:
Councilman Huizar drums up support … in Sierra Madre?
“Yes … I know that you may not live in the City of Los Angeles,” Nunez writes to “Dear Friends and Associates,” “but there are many issues that affect our entire region.”