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Antonio Villaraigosa

Sanders goes Hollywood: Aiming for a California upset

If Bernie Sanders can pull off an upset in California, it will be a story that got its start on Hollywood Boulevard.

In a building that saw the likes of film stars and movie moguls and later was damaged in the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Sanders' newly leased Los Angeles headquarters is where his campaign will ultimately go big or go home. Steering the effort is Michael Ceraso, a rangy, goateed 34-year-old who, seven months ago, was working as a deputy program director for Airbnb. He'd never run a statewide campaign.

Sanders is trailing in state polls but "what gives us an advantage is people power," said Ceraso, alluding to the fervent crowds of 20- and...

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