Nail biting time for Cedillo reelection campaign; looking back at Elliott Smith’s Either/Or 20 years later

Eastside Scene: Sad Teddy, Echo Park | Pat Saperstein

Morning Report

  • Most of the City Council candidates seeking reelection on Tuesday won by comfortably wide margins – except for 1st District Councilman Gil Cedillo, who barely avoided a runoff with 50.98% of the vote, according to preliminary results. But voting expert Paul Mitchell told the L.A. Times that Cedillo might still be forced into a runoff with second-place vote getter Joe Bray-Ali when all outstanding ballots are counted. “It’s going to be one we have to watch for the next three or four days as they count ballots …. It will be a nail-biter.”
  • A remastered version Either/Or — the album that helped propel indie singer-songwriter Elliott Smith into the mainstream — has been issued 20 years after its debut. Smith died about six years later at age 34 after a stabbing at his Echo Park home. L.A. Times

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