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Gloria Romero

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  • Newton: A split among Democrats

    Newton: A split among Democrats
    Gloria Romero is a Democrat. She was elected to the California Assembly as a Democrat and later to the state Senate. She served as Democratic leader of the Senate, the first woman to do so. Ben Austin is a Democrat too. He worked in the White House under President Clinton and was an ardent supporter of Barack Obama. Both Austin and Romero support reform of the nation's education system, and when Romero helped found an organization to push that effort, she and her co-founders (fellow Democrats) called it Democrats for Education Reform.
  • Newton: A.J. Duffy in exile

    Newton: A.J. Duffy in exile
    A.J. Duffy is, at least for the moment, a man without a country. He led United Teachers Los Angeles, the union that represents teachers in the nation's second-largest school district, for six bruising years, tussling with the mayor and several...

    Legislators back Polanski extradition, saying 'no one is above the law'

    Fifteen California lawmakers have written a letter in support of the extradition of Roman Polanski to Los Angeles, saying the effort makes an important statement about the seriousness of domestic violence. State Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) and...

    In today's pages: A new police chief, new school rules and neocons

    The Times editorial board and columnist Tim Rutten both throw their support behind Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's choice of Charlie Beck to lead the Los Angeles Police Department. The board likes Beck's credentials as a reformer, but notes the work still to...

    State Senate passes education measure with eye on federal grants

    Despite opposition from powerful teachers unions, the state Senate today approved a measure to make California more competitive for billions of dollars in federal education grants. The measure, which now goes to the Assembly, would allow students at poor-...