Republicans take shots in Berman-Sherman district race

Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman aren’t the only ones throwing brickbats at each other in the  contentious race for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat — the two lesser-known Republicansin the contest are slugging it out too.

Things heated up when Susan Shelley, a writer who calls herself a social moderate, released Los Angeles Superior Court documents about conservative businessman/rancher/actor Mark Reed’s criminal record. Shelley noted that Reed had been arrested in Los Angeles County six times, including twice  relating to drugs and twice for driver's license violations. In 2010 he was convicted on two counts of possessing a concealed weapon and sentenced to 36 months’ probation.

Shelley issued a news release about the record the day after Reed announced former President Reagan’s son Michael as a special guest at an April 10 fundraiser for Reed’s campaign.

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-- Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times

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