On June 8th at the Depot, local members celebrated the 57th annual meeting and election of officers at the League of Women Voters Torrance Area.
- A small city that is now a booming suburb of San Francisco was a sleepy farming community just a few decades ago. Long-time residents don't want to become victims of urban sprawl, but a young workforce desperately needs affordable middle-class housing.
- After a school shooting in a Southern California, city parents want assurance that children are safe, but no one wants a school that resembles a high-security prison complex.
- The state of California has legalized marijuana, and one city in a relatively conservative part of the state is trying to figure out how to regulate sale and use. Some residents are ready to hop on the 420 bandwagon but most are worried about long-term implications.
Her program is sorely needed in this era of polarization of parties and divisiveness on all levels of governing. Consensus is not a dirty word!