Tag: Nithya Raman

Ridley-Thomas, Raman reflect on their first six months

Ridley-Thomas, Raman reflect on their first six months

| July 29, 2021 | 1 Comment

Councilmembers Nithya Raman (CD4) and Mark Ridley-Thomas (CD10) were part of a slate of new City Council members to be sworn in for a fresh term at the end of last year. The Chronicle asked both of our new representatives about their first six months on the job. Nithya Raman Q: What was your biggest […]

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Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

New City Councilmembers Nithya Raman and Mark Ridley-Thomas, elected in November, took office last month. Raman was sworn in to her new job representing Council District Four at a Dec. 15 ceremony where she announced her first two motions before City Council. Both proposals are aimed at addressing homelessness, a key campaign priority for Raman.  […]

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Nithya Raman wins City Council seat for CD4

Nithya Raman wins City Council seat for CD4

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

 Taking nearly 53 percent of the vote, political newcomer Nithya Raman last month won a runoff election for the Fourth Council District seat against David Ryu, who became the first City Council incumbent in 17 years to be ousted by a challenger.  “I congratulate my opponent on her victory,” Ryu said in a statement following […]

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CD4 candidate Nithya Raman seeks to unseat incumbent

CD4 candidate Nithya Raman seeks to unseat incumbent

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Political newcomer Nithya Raman took some by surprise on March 3 when she won 41 percent of the vote for the 4th Council District seat. Her 31,502 votes were just 2,796 fewer than received by incumbent David Ryu, who she will face in the runoff election on Tues., Nov. 3. “The message at the core […]

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Supervisor, two council seats on local ballot

Supervisor, two council seats on local ballot

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The national political conventions — different as they were in this COVID-19 era — are over, and campaigning is gearing up locally as well as nationally. There are a number of competitive local races taking place in and adjoining our Mid-Wilshire area. Election contests garnering the most local interest include two elections for Los Angeles […]

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City Council candidates talk on issues of our time

City Council candidates talk on issues of our time

| January 29, 2020 | 2 Comments

Incumbent Councilman David Ryu is joined by three  other contenders in the race for the District Four seat on the City Council. The election is part of the Super Tuesday March 3 Presidential election. Last month, Chronicle staff sat down separately with Ryu, Sarah Kate Levy, Nithya Raman and write-in candidate Susan Collins. Homelessness and […]

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