District 3 contenders are Pamela Conley Ulich, a former Malibu mayor and councilwoman; John Duran, a West Hollywood councilman; Doug Fay, an automotive technician; Yuval Kremer, a private tutor; Sheila Kuehl, a former state lawmaker; Rudy Melendez, a motion picture lighting technician; Eric Preven, a television writer and producer; and Bobby Shriver, a former Santa Monica mayor and councilman.
As he goes up against better-known rivals, the 54-year-old Democrat is staking out positions that will appeal to a broader audience
Spokesman says former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis made another commitment before the candidate event. She leads in fundraising.
Thanks to a wide swath of contributors and a sizable chunk from his own pocket, former Santa Monica City Council member Bobby Shriver jumped to a lead in campaign fundraising over rival state Sen. Sheila Kuehl in the race to replace Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, finance statements show.
Sheila Kuehl, running against Bobby Shriver for an L.A. County supervisor seat, says he missed too many Santa Monica City Council meetings.