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LA sheriff’s race: In debate, candidates urge a delay in jail expansion plan

May 8, 2014 No Comments ›› admin

http://www.scpr.org/blogs/politics/2014/05/05/16533/la-sheriff-s-race-candidates-urge-supervisors-to-d/ By Frank Stoltze, Crime and Politics Reporter Six of the seven candidates for Los Angeles County sheriff believe the Board of Supervisors should postpone any action on a proposed $2.3 billion jail expansion plan until after this year’s election is settled. “I think the new sheriff needs to be consulted on what we’re going to …

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There’s (almost) a new sheriff in town

May 8, 2014 No Comments ›› admin

http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/theres_almost_a_new_sheriff_in_town By Ryan Torok   The proper way to handle anti-Semitic hate crimes was one of several topics discussed May 4, when six of the seven candidates vying to succeed former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca gathered for a forum at the Westside Jewish Community Center. A recently released audit by the Anti-Defamation League …

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Adeena Bleich in Jewish Action Magazine of the Orthodox Union

Oct 26, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

http://www.ou.org/index.php/jewish_action/article/82520/ A candidate who ran for public office who coolly alleges that she hates politics may be a bit of an anomaly, but that’s not the only thing that sets Adeena Bleich apart. At thirty-three, Bleich, a Democrat, is younger than the majority of political candidates. A graduate of Pitzer College in California, Bleich earned …

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Special Election or Secret Election:The Race for L.A.’s Council District 2

Oct 26, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

December 2, 2009 Special Election or Secret Election:The Race for L.A.’s Council District 2   by Adeena Bleich http://www.jewishjournal.com/ opinion/article/special_election_or_secret_electionthe_race_for_las_council_district_2_2009/ Activist and author Gore Vidal once said: “Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never vote for president. One hopes it is the same half.” If you are reading this article, you …

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Community Update

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Dear Friends: The Senate just approved SB 1020 and SB 1426, two bills containing important elements of California Forward’s budget reform principles. SB 1426 had only one no vote (Ashburn), and SB 1020 had unanimous support. SB 1020 (Wolk, DeSaulnier, & Huff) incorporates two important steps critical to improving the state’s budget process: performance-based budgeting …

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Assembly District 47 Meet and Greet

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Updated over a year ago · Taken at YICC On may 13th 2010, the Jewish community gathered for a conversation with the two of the leading candidates for Assembly District 47. Reggie Jones-Sawyer http://www.reggiejonessawyer.com/ from 6-7 p.m. then Holly J. Mitchell http://www.hollyjmitchell.com/ from 7-8 p.m.

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Candidate Adeena

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

By David Suissa If you want to really annoy Adeena Bleich, just ask her what it feels like to be a young Orthodox woman running for City Council. I know, because when we sat down recently for lunch at Shiloh’s, the first thing I asked her is what it felt like to be a young …

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