Rita Boggs, Citizen-Activist

Dr. Rita Boggs the Right Prescription for Carson?
Posted on February 8, 2013
By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor, Random Lengths News

Rita Boggs is probably one of the smartest people in the room when it comes to policy. Ask her the definition of hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as “fracking,” not only would she be able to tell you that its an oil excavation technique by which oil hidden in deeper strata of rock is released, she could discuss at length all the various studies on the impacts the process has on the environment. A trained scientist with a doctorate in chemistry, Boggs thrives on solving problems. And that probably big reason why she has stayed as involved in Carson’s civic affairs as she has.Boggs has been active in the city’s politics for almost as long she’s been living there, at times serving on the planning commission and mobile home park review board, while watching various figures on the City Council come and eventually leave. But this time around, she’s the one running for a seat on the council, believing that her knowledge and experience could do well in lessening the toxicity of the divided city government while solving some problems to boot. Click here to leave this website and read the rest of this article.