Angela Reddock big surprise at LA Council candidate event

Candidate and Westchester attorney Angela Reddock made her neighborhood debut Monday evening at a candidate forum at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) and instantly became the big buzz during post-forum chatter among those who stayed to exchange “reviews” of the event. Reddock benefited from the fact that few in the audience — including us — had ever heard Reddock and knew nothing of her background and talent. For most of us, it has been a two-person race between Brentwood community activist and former West L.A. Planning Commission head Flora Gil Krisiloff and cable TV personality Bill Rosendahl. Rosendahl came out of the starting gate early, scooping up endorsements from all the movers and shakers in the region, some of whom even live in the district. Krisiloff countered by raising even more money than Rosendahl, proving that she could run an eventual serious race. And then there was Reddock. A sort of unknown entity just filling out the ballot. But during Monday evening’s candidate forum sponsored by the local Neighborhood Council, the local chamber, Westchester Vitalization Corporation and Loyola Marymount University (LMU), Reddock demonstrated that with her personal charm, her articulate ability to communicate and her “gosh, gee whiz” optimism, she could at least compete at a candidate forum with her two opponents. Moreover, when it became obvious that traffic was high on everyone’s list of important local issues, it turned...

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