Bill and Shirley Thomas outside their home in Long Beach. Their Trump signs were stolen three times before the election, they say, but this latest sign has lasted about five weeks. Mary Plummer/KPCC
For the past few months, Gala Caprice Cruz has been running the volunteer operation for Donald Trump in northern Los Angeles County.
Cruz sent emails, organized events, and used Facebook to get Trump's message out in a state that is one of the bluest in the nation.