Megan Kerr, a volunteer and PTA member in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD ) for the past 12 years, has announced her candidacy for the LBUSD school board. According to her campaign website, Kerr has worked in classrooms, offices, music programs, sports programs and green teams at every school her children attended as well as other schools in the LBUSD. She has also served on school site councils as well as district-wide committees as a parent representative. For more information, visit megankerr.com .
Daniel Haro, a political strategist from Sacramento who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, has announced his candidacy for city councilmember to represent Long Beach’s 3rd district. “The 3rd district needs a candidate who is not part of the liberal, elite status quo at City Hall that include City Councilwomen Suja Lowenthal and Gerri Shipske [sic] who have made a mess,” reads a press release issued by Haro’s chief of staff, Jeffrey Benson. “Daniel is the only true conservative in the race running for the first time.” Haro’s campaign video may be viewed at youtube.com/watch?v=cniZmixth_Q .