Nanette Barragán Comments on the Santa Barbara Oil Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015 SAN PEDRO, CA – At a press conference held in Long Beach this week, Nanette Barragán commented on the devastating oil spill that recently occurred in Santa Barbara, which officials estimate released nearly 21,000 gallons of oil into the ocean and 101,000 total gallons of oil along the coastline. Barragán [...]

2015-06-15T10:52:18-07:00 June 11th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

Daily Breeze: Why the Santa Barbara oil spill matters here: Guest commentary

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File By Nanette Barragán / June 2, 2015 Growing up, my family and I lived in pretty close quarters with shared bedrooms, shared bathrooms, and plenty of kids running around. I guess you could say we figured out how to make do with what we had, but we didn’t [...]

2015-06-02T22:14:10-07:00 June 2nd, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

LA Times: Hermosa Beach official joins 2016 race to succeed Rep. Janice Hahn

By Jean Merl / April 14, 2015 A second Democrat has joined the race to succeed Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro), who will give up her House seat next year to run for Los Angeles County supervisor. The new entrant into what is now a  two-person field is Hermosa Beach City Councilwoman Nanette Barragan. Barragan, an [...]

2015-06-03T09:07:46-07:00 April 14th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

The Beach Reporter: Hermosa Beach’s Nanette Barragan makes a run for Congress

By Eric Michael Stitt / Tuesday, April 14, 2015 The daughter of Mexican immigrants who grew up near Carson, became an attorney, moved to Hermosa Beach, was elected to City Council and became a stalwart opponent of oil drilling, is running for U.S. Congress in 2016. Barragan, a Democrat, started pondering a run at Washington, [...]

2015-06-03T10:10:56-07:00 April 14th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

LA Weekly: Oil Drilling In Hermosa Beach Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor

Photo by Ted Soqui Photo by Ted SoquiBy Paul Teetor / Friday, February 20, 2015 Nanette Barragan grew up in the rough Harbor Gateway section of L.A., the youngest of four daughters of Mexican immigrants. Her mother was a factory worker, her dad a TV repairman. On hot summer afternoons she and her [...]

2015-06-02T22:08:09-07:00 February 20th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

Latino Outdoors: California (Beaches) Dreamin’

By Nanette Barragan / Published December 23, 2014 According to, Los Angeles is one of the nation’s top holiday travel destinations. Millions of people flock to our region every winter to escape the cold and enjoy our sunny shores. The beach is perhaps Southern California’s most iconic attraction. It fuels our economy and our [...]

2015-06-02T22:10:51-07:00 December 23rd, 2014|Nanette Barragán news|