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Jorge Nuño's entrepreneurial drive and grass-roots connections make him the right choice for the 9th District

Jorge Nuño's entrepreneurial drive and grass-roots connections make him the right choice for the 9th District

There is no City Council district in Los Angeles facing a steeper uphill climb than the 9th in South Los Angeles. Running from just below I-10 south to East 95th Street and straddling the Harbor Freeway, the key-shaped district includes all or part of the Historic South Central, South Park, Florence, University Park, Exposition Park and Vermont-Slauson neighborhoods. That stretch is home to the city’s poorest and least educated residents, as well as the largest (and growing) inland homeless population. 

But there are signs of life and hope in CD9....

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