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Jose Huizar

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  • L.A. Councilman Huizar asks for 'czar' to oversee city homeless plans

    L.A. Councilman Huizar asks for 'czar' to oversee city homeless plans
    Citing an opening to get longtime homeless people off the streets, L.a. City Councilman Jose Huizar on Friday asked staff to draw up proposals for a full-time coordinator or "czar" to oversee homeless programs in the city. In a motion filed Friday,...
  • Made in America organizers detail festival plans at community meeting

    Made in America organizers detail festival plans at community meeting
    The impending arrival of the Made in America festival in Los Angeles hasn’t been without controversy. Back in April when Jay Z stood on the steps of City Hall alongside Mayor Eric Garcetti to announce plans for his two-day festival to take over...
  • Skid row: Renewed push for cleanups, social services for homeless

    Skid row: Renewed push for cleanups, social services for homeless
    Acknowledging that law enforcement alone had failed to end homelessness on skid row, officials launched a city-county initiative Tuesday to bring social services and enhanced cleanups to the 50-block downtown Los Angeles district. "The seriousness of...
  • L.A. councilman wants developers to build covered walkways on sidewalks

    L.A. councilman wants developers to build covered walkways on sidewalks
    Given the increasing number of sidewalks being blocked by downtown construction, Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar is asking colleagues to consider changing municipal codes to require that workers at least build covered walkways to ensure public...
  • L.A. City Council to review plan for eight-mile bike path connector

    L.A. City Council to review plan for eight-mile bike path connector
    An eight-mile gap in the Los Angeles River bike path could be closed under a proposal that the City Council agreed Wednesday to explore despite concerns about heightened injury risks and maintenance costs. Voting unanimously, the council without comment...
  • City to explore downtown bike path inside L.A. River channel

    City to explore downtown bike path inside L.A. River channel
    An eight-mile gap in the Los Angeles River bike path could be closed under a proposal that the City Council agreed Wednesday to explore despite concerns about heightened injury risks and maintenance costs. Voting unanimously, the Council without comment...
  • Attorney: Progress made in settling Huizar harassment suit

    Attorney: Progress made in settling Huizar harassment suit
    A lawyer for the woman who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Tuesday there has been progress in settlement talks over the last week. Michael Eisenberg, attorney for Huizar's former deputy chief of...
  • L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row

    L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row
    Los Angeles officials are developing a new strategy for taming pervasive homelessness on skid row, easing up on arrests for petty offenses while concentrating mental health, medical, housing and sanitation services in the long-troubled swath of downtown....
  • Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles

    Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles
    Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles. The rap mogul, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser and United Way, announced that the festival will take over downtown’s Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and...
  • John Mayer, Imagine Dragons to headline L.A. Made in America

    John Mayer, Imagine Dragons to headline L.A. Made in America
    Imagine Dragons and John Mayer will headline the first L.A. edition of Jay Z’s the Budweiser Made in America festival. Juanes, Afrojack and Steve Aoki will also anchor the two-day festival, which will take over downtown’s Grand Park and...
  • Proposal for walkway over downtown L.A. homeless camp stirs debate

    Proposal for walkway over downtown L.A. homeless camp stirs debate
    A well-known developer in downtown Los Angeles is fighting to erect a pedestrian bridge between two apartment buildings, saying it would protect future residents from a nearby homeless encampment. Geoffrey H. Palmer, whose company is known for the...
  • Downtown developer gets its pedestrian bridge, but not without a fight

    Downtown developer gets its pedestrian bridge, but not without a fight
    When a developer wanted to build another massive apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles connected by a pedestrian bridge, the Central Area Planning Commission — urged on by a city planner — said no. GH Palmer Associates is building a 526-...