Washington talks about protests, transparency and former mayor

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Chuck Washington, 3rd District supervisor of Riverside County, speaks in an interview with Valley News about some of the important topics coming across the dais over the past couple of months. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Chuck Washington, supervisor of Riverside County District 3, has a unique perspective on the current state of the region considering he has long served in capacities ranging from city councilmember in two different cities and at the county level. Washington has seen the evolution of southwest Riverside County as both a private citizen, a husband and father and as an elected official since 1995, which means he’s seen and heard a lot during that period of time. The social atmosphere today in southwest Riverside County is particularly interesting as the nation, he said, and the world is in the midst of a global pandemic while America is considering the subject of racial inequity in its many forms. “It’s kind of reminiscent of the 60s for me and my wife,” Washington said in a
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