- City Council District 1 candidate Joe Bray-Ali appointed a new campaign manager and communications director as he seeks to recover from the fallout about his online behavior as well as personal and business troubles. While recent financial filings show that Bray-Ali has continued to receive contributions, the campaign of incumbent Gil Cedillo received nearly 5 times more in the same period. Cedillo was a no-show at a Thursday night candidates forum in Echo Park, leaving Bray-Ali to address the audience on his own. Here’s a Facebook Live video of his remarks. The runoff will be held May 16.
- Designer Gere Kavanaugh of Angeleno Heights is still going strong after six decades in the business. Her career began when female designers faced challenging conditions in a male-dominated industry. “I had a designer friend say, ‘I know you can do fabulous designs, Gere, but can you really cook pork chops?” L.A. Weekly
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