Grilled Cheese in Support of LAUSD Candidate George McKenna

Daphne Brogdon and Chef Mark Peel take a shot with former Councilman Nate Holden at an earlier event (Brogden’s sister is on far left.)

Wondering about the  upcoming election on August 12th? Yes, there is a Special Runoff Election for a single seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, District 1 and there are two candidates: George McKenna and Alex Johnson.

george mckennaThe politically dynamic duo from the Longwood neighborhood, Daphne Brogdon and Mark Peel, are hosting an event July 30th to support candidate George McKenna, a retired Principal and Superintendent, in the LAUSD race. They invite area residents to join them for some of Chef Peel’s famous grilled cheese sandwiches, made popular at the former Campanile restaurant on La Brea. RSVP by July 28 at, or at 310-487-6954. Click here for full information.

Alex Johnson, an education policy advisor, is the other Board District 1 candidate. The Larchmont Buzz is not endorsing a candidate at this time.

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About Julie Grist

Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.

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