So many potholes; ideas wanted for Sixth Street Bridge park; congressional candidates campaign for endorsements

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  • Blame the Rain: The Bureau of Street Services says that the number of requests to fill potholes rose from an average of 30 a day to an average of 120 in January. Crews have been responding to most of the requests within four days. KPCC
  • The city is seeking ideas and input from the public for the design of the 12-acre park that will be built below the new Sixth Street bridge. The $22 million park be built on both sides of the L.A. River and in Boyle Heights and the DTLA Arts District. Boyle Heights Beat
  • The candidates running to replace Xavier Becerra, who is now serving as State Attorney General, as representative of California’s 34th Congressional District have been busy picking up endorsements. State Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez won the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party while Maria Cabildo, the former head of a nonprofit housing developer, picked up the support of former L.A. councilwoman Jackie Goldberg. A primary election will be held April 4.
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