Since leaving office in 2013, former mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa had been dividing time between Los Angeles and the East Coast, where he was on a self-imposed “timeout, a time to reflect.” He is widely expected to run for governor in 2018.
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Joe Nuñez is the first Latino executive director of the powerful California Teachers Association. The 61-year-old product of public education and long-time teacher-activist confronts a new year brimming with tensions born of politics and plenty. Lezlie Sterling