- Incumbent First District Councilman Gil Cedillo has amassed more than $350,000 in campaign contributions and the support of the political establishment as he seeks to be reelected in the March 7 primary. But concerns about gentrification and whether Cedillo has lost touch with his constituents are among the challenges he faces. “He’s got to up his work ethic,” a former state legislator told the L.A. Times. “He’s got to work harder.” L.A. Times
- The police pursuit of a stolen vehicle that began in Boyle Heights ended in neighboring East Los Angeles, where the suspect crashed into another vehicle on Floral Drive. KTLA
- Candidates campaigning to represent City Council District 13 will appear at a forum on Monday, Feb. 27 at Mayberry Street Elementary. More info in the Eastsider’s Election Guide.
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