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L.A. poet laureate Luis Rodriguez closing out his reign as he began: Always running

The poet laureate of Los Angeles had just taken a seat at a Pacoima cafe when he was approached by two young men. “Excuse me, but are you Luis Rodriguez?” asked Jorge Ruiz, who was with his brother, Giovanni. A clerk had pointed out the author of “Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.,”...
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