7TH DISTRICT COUNCIL RACE PARED TO SIX CANDIDATES.Byline: Yvette Cabrera Daily News Staff Writer
The pool of candidates seeking to fill the City Council's vacant 7th District seat in the northeast San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. was whittled from 10 to six candidates Wednesday when four people failed to qualify for the race.
Two candidates, teacher-outreach worker Connie Acebo Rodriguez and pastor-educator Dudley Chatman did not have the 500 signatures needed to qualify for the race, said Hortencia Rios of the city clerk's election division.
Two others, carpenter-child advocate David G. Silva and student Alfredo Urrutia Jr. declared themselves as candidates, but did not file their signature petitions, said Rios.
Those who did qualify to run are: government relations director Ollie McCaulley, community college executive Barbara Perkins, community health director Corinne Sanchez, youth services director Tony Lopez "Tony The Tiger (boxer)" redirects here. For other uses, see Tony The Tiger (disambiguation). For the article about the cartoon mascot, see Tony The Tiger.
Tony "The Tiger" Lopez (born February 24, 1963), is a former professional boxer from Sacramento, CA. , registered professional engineer Raul Godinez II, and Assembly Deputy Alejandro Padilla. The deadline for filing the signature petitions was Feb. 8, but candidates had until today to qualify.
In other news, Sanchez was the first candidate to file for city matching funds Noun 1. matching funds - funds that will be supplied in an amount matching the funds available from other sources
cash in hand, finances, funds, monetary resource, pecuniary resource - assets in the form of money under a 1990 city ordinance that offers council candidates matching funds once they've raised at least $25,000 in contributions of $250 or less.
``I am thrilled to be the first candidate to qualify and file for these public matching funds,'' Sanchez said in a prepared statement. ``It is an indication that I have been able to put together the strongest and most effective grass-roots campaign.''
In order to receive the matching funds, Sanchez must be opposed by a candidate who has either qualified for matching funds or has raised $50,000 or more. Sanchez is also the first candidate to raise $50,000 in campaign funds, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the city's ethics commission In the United States, an Ethics Commission is a commission established by State law to discourage dishonest practices by their public employees and elected officials. Almost all American states have such a commission. .
In another Northeast Valley political race, the Mexican American Mexican American
A U.S. citizen or resident of Mexican descent.
Mexi·can-A·mer Political Association's Valley chapter this week endorsed three of the five candidates vying to fill three open seats on the San Fernando San Fernando, city, Argentina
San Fernando (săn fərnăn`dō), city (1991 pop. 144,761), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. City Council.
The association endorsed teacher Richard Ramos, receptionist-community activist Beverly Di Tomaso, and Cindy Montanez, who runs a family-owned contracting business.
The other candidates in the March 2 election are John Becker, a service representative for the Auto Club of Southern California, and incumbent Doude Wysbeek, owner of H.C. Stroud Electric Motor Service in San Fernando.
``The three (candidates) afford the city an unprecedented opportunity to bring quality, experience and age, gender and ethnic balance to the San Fernando council,'' said Xavier Flores Flores, town, Guatemala
Flores (flōrəs), town (1990 est. pop. 2,200), capital of Petén department, N Guatemala. Flores was built on an island in the southern part of Lake Petén Itzá and on the site of the , the association's president.