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In the News

May 04, 2021

In the early 1900s, Willa and Charles Bruce were among a wave of Black Americans who had migrated to California from across the country.

Press Release

April 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO ­– Today, Senate Bill 796 passed out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Water with strong bipartisan support. This bill, authored by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), will allow the County of Los Angeles to return the beachfront property known as Bruce’s Beach to the descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce, from whom it was wrongfully taken in 1929.

In the News

April 26, 2021

Senator Bradford discusses Senate Bill 2 on Police Decertification with Marla Tellez and Elex Michaleson. 

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Press Release

April 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2021

CONTACT: Austin.Panush@sen.ca.gov  

 

Senator Bradford Responds to Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

 

In the News

April 20, 2021

Los Angeles County will officially work to give the portion of Bruce’s Beach it controls to the descendants of the original owners.