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Jose Huizar

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  • City Hall or frat house?

    City Hall or frat house?
    Human nature being what it is, people are going to have extramarital and intra-office affairs, and no amount of warning from friends, Scriptures or made-for-cable movies will prevent them. But anyone in a position of power to hire and fire is inviting...
  • L.A. moves to boost limits on gifts to lawmakers

    L.A. moves to boost limits on gifts to lawmakers
    Two months ago, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission called for new and stringent limits on gifts to the city's politicians, saying such niceties can undermine the public's confidence in government when they come from people doing business at City Hall....
  • Wesson criticized for endorsing Huizar before harassment probe

    Wesson criticized for endorsing Huizar before harassment probe
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson offered a full-throated endorsement of Councilman Jose Huizar this week, just three months after he ordered the creation of a panel to review sexual harassment allegations against him. "Mr. Huizar is like...
  • Lawyer cites 'inappropriate' tactic in Huizar sex harassment suit

    Lawyer cites 'inappropriate' tactic in Huizar sex harassment suit
    The woman who has accused Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar of engaging in sexual harassment filed a lawsuit Tuesday to keep the city from forcing her to provide testimony for a special committee investigating her harassment claims. Michael...
  • L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar's accuser files second suit

    L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar's accuser files second suit
    The woman who has accused Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar of sexual harassment filed a second lawsuit Tuesday, claiming that city officials are attempting to intimidate her by forcing her to testify a day before she is due to give birth....
  • City Council members' decision to accept even pricier gifts stinks

     City Council members' decision to accept even pricier gifts stinks
    I'm not sure how many of you out there were planning on sending gifts to Los Angeles City Council representatives this holiday season, but if you missed the news, the council members are happy to accept even bigger presents than they have in the past....
  • L.A. City Council delays vote on ending ban on new murals

    L.A. City Council delays vote on ending ban on new murals
    A vote on whether public murals should again be legal in Los Angeles has been delayed until Friday. Councilman Jose Huizar asked for the delay to give the city attorney’s office more time to review language in the proposed mural ordinance. Huizar,...
  • Proposal to list buildings vulnerable to earthquakes sparks debate

    Proposal to list buildings vulnerable to earthquakes sparks debate
    A Los Angeles councilman's call for the city to consider creating an inventory of thousands of so-called soft-story apartments that could collapse during a major earthquake is already generating debate. This first-of-its-kind list would apply to...
  • Los Angeles moves to lift decade-old ban on public murals

    Los Angeles moves to lift decade-old ban on public murals
    Artists predicted a renaissance of public muraling across Los Angeles as the City Council voted 13-2 Wednesday to lift a decade-long ban on the large outdoor artworks. "We owe it to our next generation to reclaim our legacy as a mural capital of the...
  • L.A. pushed to review quake-vulnerable apartment buildings

    L.A. pushed to review quake-vulnerable apartment buildings
    Seismic experts and engineers have long warned that a certain type of wood-framed building is particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, because the first story cannot support the weight of the upper stories. During Southern...
  • Around Town: An at-risk gem in downtown L.A.

    There's always a La Cañada connection. Case in point: Michael Connelly's mystery, “The Black Box,” doesn't exactly mention La Cañada, but his lead character, Detective Harry Bosch, stops at Giamela's in Atwater Village for a meatball...
  • Study ordered for L.A.'s quake-vulnerable apartment buildings

    Study ordered for L.A.'s quake-vulnerable apartment buildings
     Worried about a certain type of wood-framed building particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday ordered building officials to come up with a plan to identify these structures. Los Angeles...