Santa Monica, CA -- Santa Monica–Malibu Unified School District Board Member Ben Allen has earned the endorsement of Hermosa Beach City Councilmember Hany S. Fangary.
“As an attorney whose practice focuses on environmental law, I am fully confident that Ben will promote policy that will effectively begin to remedy our environmental concerns. We here in Hermosa Beach know that he’s an exceptional leader capable of representing our district and defending our interests,” said Councilmember Hany Fangary.
“Hany Fangary is an amazing politician who continues to be a role model on how elected officials keep our government moving forward. I'm proud to have Councilmember Fangary's endorsement,” said Ben Allen.
Hany S. Fangary is an attorney who focuses his practice in environmental regulatory compliance, environmental due diligence, and consumer product matters. He also has broad experience in litigation and regulatory compliance matters dealing with CERCLA, RCRA, NEPA, CEQA and the EIS/EIR process, Proposition 65, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act. Hany has dedicated significant time and effort in his role as Hermosa Beach City Councilmember in addressing environmental issues facing Hermosa Beach, ensuring transparency in city government, and working with the community to maintain the small beach town lifestyle of Hermosa Beach.
With his endorsement, Councilmember Hany S. Fangary joins a long list of well-respected local elected officials who are backing Allen for State Senate, including State Senators Fran Pavley and Jerry Hill; Los Angeles County Supervisors Zev Yaroslavsky and Don Knabe. The list also includes numerous local mayors in the District: Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse, Santa Monica Mayor Pam O'Connor, Manhattan Beach Mayor Amy Howorth, Redondo Beach Mayor Steve Aspel, Palos Verdes Estates Mayor Ellen Perkins, Rancho Palos Verdes Mayor Jerry Duhovic, Rolling Hills Estates Mayor Judith Mitchell, and Avalon Mayor Ann Marshall.
Ben Allen placed first among a crowded field in the open primary for the 26th State Senate District, held on June 3, 2014.
The 26th State Senate District consists of the cities of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, El Segundo, Avalon, Lomita, Torrance, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, and Beverly Hills; the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, Westchester, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Westwood, Westwood Village, Bel Air, Holmby Hills, Little Holmby, Sunset Hills, Beverly Grove, Mar Vista, Mid City West, Miracle Mile, Larchmont Village, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Fairfax, Carthay, Fremont Place, Hancock Park, and Windsor Square; and the unincorporated Los Angeles County communities of Marina Del Rey, San Clemente Island, Santa Catalina Island, Franklin, Centinela, and Ocean View.