Ontario Councilor Freddy Rodriguez speaks at Monday's city council meeting. (The Enterprise/Angelina Katsanis)
ONTARIO – When Freddy Rodriguez ran for Ontario City Council in 2018, he was seen as the candidate who could close the gap between those governing and the governed.
With no political experience and a background that included periods of homelessness, Rodriguez wasn’t like any other candidate running.
By then, he had lived in Ontario for three years, moving from Idaho. He volunteered on committees, including the city’s Diversity Advisory Committee.
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