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Campaign News | Feb 24, 2020

LEGENDARY CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST DOLORES HUERTA ENDORSES GASC脫N FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, lifetime civil rights activist and聽labor leader, Dolores Huerta, threw her support behind George Gasc贸n to be LA County’s next District Attorney.聽聽DoloresClara Fern谩ndez Huerta is an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Cesar Chavez, is a co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. […]
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Campaign News | Feb 24, 2020

LA Times: Police unions, justice reformers battle for dollars in bitter L.A. district attorney race

For most George Gasc贸n supporters knocking on doors in South Los Angeles, the race to determine the county鈥檚 top prosecutor is extremely personal. Among those involved in the $1-million get-out-the-vote effort is Linda Gomez, who as a teen was sentenced to 14 years in prison for assault with a gang enhancement. She was released after […]
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Campaign News | Feb 24, 2020

STATEMENT ON EXPLOSIVE ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION INVOLVING 15 EMPLOYEES INSIDE LA DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, George Gasc贸n聽released the following statement in response to a聽report聽detailing the experiences of 15聽employees within the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office who describe a culture of sexual harassment and retaliation.聽 The article concludes that, “Civil service job protections, coupled with an entrenched culture of retaliation against whistleblowers, make it unlikely that even […]
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Campaign News | Feb 20, 2020

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES ENDORSES GEORGE GASC脫N FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, the Los Angeles Times endorsed George Gasc贸n for District Attorney.聽 The Los Angeles Times has been in circulation since 1881 and is the fourth largest newspaper in the country.聽 The exceptionally strong endorsement from the Times means that both of LA’s major newspapers have now rejected incumbent Jackie Lacey in favor […]
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Campaign News | Feb 20, 2020

LA Times: Endorsement: George Gasc贸n for district attorney

In 2012, Jackie Lacey defeated a traditional tough-on-crime prosecutor to become Los Angeles County district attorney. Voters seemed to appreciate her cautious openness to new thinking, and indeed some of her policies 鈥 especially her program to divert some mentally ill people from prosecution to treatment 鈥 were refreshingly forward-looking. She was reelected in 2016 […]
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