Today in Parks v. Ridley-Thomas

Oh, let somebody win on Tuesday so it can all be over.

  • KPCC's Frank Stoltze went out walking the district with the candidates for a long story during "Morning Edition" on KPCC, quoting Raphe Sonenshein, Maria Elena Duarzo and others. It doesn't appear to be online yet. KPCC election coverage
  • Sunday was go to church with a candidate day all over the 2nd district. LAT
  • "I can't give political endorsements," Bishop Charles Blake told congregants at the 13,000-member West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Southwest Los Angeles. "But I do love [Ridley-Thomas]. Brother Thomas does not come to us just on election time. He's practically a member of the family." This is how a Parks-friendly pastor put it: "We can't tell you what to do, but you know who I like," said the Rev. Joseph Gardner of Hays Tabernacle. "If you're not sure, come over later and I'll tell you."
  • KNBC matched up investigative reporter Joel Grover with the race and he says to follow the money.
  • Video of the KNBC News Conference debate with Conan Nolan.
  • Ending the KNBC run, it's the case of the Parks website that looks like Obama's. California Faultline
  • At 11:30 am today, Parks will dare to include Rep. Laura Richardson in a press conference on the MLK hospital lawn. Richardson's opponent will have a 1:30 pm presser of his own, but it looks as if she sails to reelection despite her recent bad media.

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