Bold. That’s how Robert Rivas, newly elected 30th District assemblyman describes himself, his leadership style and his campaign.
Big Oil has put Robert Rivas in the crosshairs, marking the first time the industry has targeted a local candidate running for higher office.
The two-hour drive between Silicon Valley’s southern tip and Coalinga is a descent from heaven to hell, Andy Hsia-Coron says. It’s a landscape—stark and lifeless—that he’d like to prevent from taking shape in San Benito County, his home of nearly three decades. Whether that’s even a threat is a subject of contention.