Councilman Gil Cedillo’s reelection challenges; stolen vehicle pursuit ends in East L.A.

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  • 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

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