Letters to the Editor: Kevin de León wants to serve his constituents. So why isn’t he resigning?
The people who have been making the rounds here lately seem to be the ones to blame for the “crisis” that is the state of the Los Angeles County judiciary, which the people of California, the state of the nation and the world is losing interest in and is going downhill quickly.
To the people who are making these accusations, perhaps you should have thought about the words you were using in your own article. Maybe you could have used words like “a crisis,” “a crisis that has occurred,” “an issue”… or perhaps you could have actually thought about the words that were coming out of my own mouth on Thursday, when I spoke to Judge Kevin de Leon.
I am not a partisan, I have no ties to any party, and I am certainly not a resident of the City of South Los Angeles. I am a resident of the city of Huntington Park. I have been a Huntington Park city council member for eight years and now am a judge on the 19th Judicial District.
This is a community with strong interests in many things. I am a member of the city council and an active member of the board of directors of the Huntington Park Chamber of Commerce. I believe that Huntington Park will be a great place to live and work and would like to serve the city as a member of its board of supervisors as well as its council.
There is a long history of the Huntington Park city council serving the interests of the people, the community and the city.
As far back as 1869, the city of Huntington Park started providing a park system for the residents to enjoy, which has been maintained and expanded over the years by the city of Huntington Park and the city of South Los Angeles.
I would not have thought that that would have been a controversial subject or a controversial issue. That’s not so today. It is a controversial issue today because I believe that the people of the city of Huntington Park deserve a judiciary that is independent and not swayed by what the rest of the country is sending here.
There is a growing group of