The Los Angeles Times
From the people who brought you Proposition 103 and the like, the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR): The gala dinner for the “Rage for Justice Awards,” which topped its list of honorees with state Sen. John Burton.
“Rage for Justice” is from the title of a biography of John Burton’s brother, the incendiary Rep. Philip Burton. The Philip Burton Public Service Award was presented by Warren Beatty.
State Sen. Martha Escutia got Legislator of the Year honors for going after the junk-food trade for targeting schoolchildren.
Big Macs were not served.
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