Lose the election, get unemployment

Posts on the Rosemead City Council, like in most of the 88 cities in Los Angeles County, are meant as part-time pursuits — they pay $2,318 a month. But since John Nunez lost his reelection bid in March, he has received $11,250 in unemployment checks, according to the city, which opposed his filing. More at the Pasadena Star-News.

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