Topics

Zev Yaroslavsky

David Ryu, L.A.'s first Korean American City Council member, is sworn in

David Ryu, L.A.'s first Korean American City Council member, is sworn in

David Ryu, the Los Angeles City Council’s first Korean American member, was officially sworn in Sunday during a ceremony on the south lawn of City Hall. Flanked by his parents, Ryu, 39, took the oath of office administered by former Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke, who he once worked for as an aide. “I am proud to lead my community through these doors to take in our rightful place sharing in the leadership of Los Angeles,” said Ryu, a health center executive. He noted that his victory in last month’s election to choose a successor to Councilman Tom LaBonge came with voter support from across the sprawling 4th Council District, which ...

Loading