Nury Martinez Becomes First Latina on LA City Council in Decades - NBC Southern California

    LA's New Latina Councilwoman: "Never Underestimate Power of People"

    The LA City Council's newest member and its only woman on Friday received a standing ovation as she arrived at her new job. Nury Martinez was named the council's first Latina in 25 years after winning the special election Tuesday. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on July 26, 2013. (Published Friday, Jul 26, 2013) The LA City Council's newest member and its only woman on Friday received a standing ovation as she arrived at her new job. Nury Martinez was named the... See More