Mayor or Water Board member? That is the choice facing Carson Mayor Albert Robles as the District Attorney’s office moves forward with forcing him to vacate one of the seats he was elected to. Ironically, there is another elected official, holding similar multiple seats, who is not under investigation with the district attorney’s office but the difference is, he is white.
The Daily Breeze is reporting the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is moving to force the mayor from his long-held seat on a regional water board, citing potential conflicts of interest resulting from “serving two masters.”
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Dr. Anthony Fellow serves as both the President of the board of directors of the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District and is a trustee for Pasadena City College. Is the district attorney’s office pursuing legal action against him too?
2 Urban Girls inquired of the district attorney’s office if they too were investigating Dr. Fellow for sitting on two board seats. Jane Robison, senior public information officer in the Dist. Atty. office responded:
We have never received a complaint regarding Anthony Fellows.
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Let me get this straight – you’re telling me that a trustee for a city college and the Mayor of an entire city are equal in terms of power and policy making?
C’mon Randall! Really?