Sperling coined the once-ubiquitous tagline "I'm not only the Hair Club president but I'm also a client."
Crystal Munoz, who spent the last 12 years in prison after being convicted on marijuana charges, found an advocate in Alice Marie Johnson.
"Right now, I’m not supposed to be talking to you guys," the man who fell told a local reporter.
Utility company PG&E cut the power to the area, north of Sacramento, as rescue crews worked to free the pilot.
While the former mayor’s policies play a part, the tensions appear centered on his “privilege” and representation.