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Choosing between Shriver, Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor
Choosing between Shriver, Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor

The race for the 3rd District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors began in earnest last week, as the contenders — Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver — faced each other in their first debate since qualifying for the runoff. They were hardly past the opening statements before their respective strategies and the choice offered to voters became clear. Shriver is a former mayor of Santa Monica, and he views the supervisorial seat as an extension of that office. His ideas are local and district-oriented: He wants to reach out to companies to open or expand operations in the district; he highlights specific transit improvements that would relieve traffic on the Westside...

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