How school board president could have avoided legal mess; Metro looks at van pool transit

  • School board president Ref Rodriguez faces criminal charges for illegally reimbursing campaign contributions from friends, family members and others. But Rodriguez had enough financial resources to contribute to his campaign fund directly, avoiding his legal mess. “There are no limits on how much he can contribute of his own money,” one political expert told the L.A. Times. “So why would he do this?” L.A. Times
  • Metro is studying how it can team up with private contractors to operate an on-demand, ride-hailing service using van pools. KPCC
  • The Echo Park Community Parade is looking for volunteer to help stage the holiday event in December. EPCP

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