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Jose Huizar

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  • Mayor Garcetti vows action on earthquake safety issues

    Mayor Garcetti vows action on earthquake safety issues
    Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday he was considering a new “chief resilience officer” to oversee preparations for a major earthquake and ensure Los Angeles can minimize the disaster’s damage. Garcetti’s suggestion for a top...
  • L.A. Sheriff Baca held liable for $100,000 in inmate abuse case

    L.A. Sheriff Baca held liable for $100,000 in inmate abuse case
    A federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable in a case involving abuse of an inmate in the Men's Central Jail, meaning the sheriff could be required to pay $100,000 out of pocket. It is the first time a jury has held...
  • BART workers on strike after marathon talks break down

    OAKLAND -- BART workers went on strike early Friday after a week of marathon negotiations failed to produce a settlement, causing difficulties for hundreds of thousands of Bay Area commuters. There are plans for enhanced bus and ferry service as well as...
  • Former aide to Councilman Mitchell Englander files harassment suit

    Former aide to Councilman Mitchell Englander files harassment suit
    A former staffer to Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city, alleging that one of the lawmaker's top aides repeatedly made inappropriate sexual comments to her. The staffer, identified as...
  • 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....
  • In California and Washington, scandal spreads, government stumbles on

    In California and Washington, scandal spreads, government stumbles on
    A little tour of political news: In Los Angeles, a former aide to City Councilman Jose Huizar filed a lawsuit alleging that he had harassed and punished her when she refused to provide sexual favors. (Not true, the married councilman said; it was a...
  • 2 L.A. City Council members want to legalize, regulate street vendors

    2 L.A. City Council members want to legalize, regulate street vendors
    Los Angeles is famous for its vibrant street vending culture, with sidewalk entrepreneurs hawking everything from used clothing to bacon-wrapped hot dogs. But because the city code prohibits selling things on sidewalks, vendors face hefty fines,...
  • L.A. tightens qualifications for voting in neighborhood council races

    The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to tighten the rules for who can vote in neighborhood council elections after complaints that an overly broad definition of community stakeholder had allowed outsiders to manipulate results. Previously,...
  • L.A. Councilman Huizar accused of groping woman in 2005

    L.A. Councilman Huizar accused of groping woman in 2005
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, recently accused by a former top aide of pressuring her for sex and retaliating when she rebuffed him, was the subject of a 2005 criminal investigation in which a Pasadena massage therapist said Huizar groped her,...
  • Piñata district in L.A. produces hit after hit

    Piñata district in L.A. produces hit after hit
    With her papier-mache cowhide pants and bright red hat, the piñata replica of cowgirl Jessie from "Toy Story" was nearly perfect. Except it was too small. The next store didn't have Jessie's companion, Woody, so Jovanny Beltran walked out. Despite...
  • Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents

    Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents
    When the stylish New Genesis Apartments opened last year on skid row, residents and advocates were pleased that the project would provide housing for dozens of homeless people, as well as support services aimed at tackling addiction and mental illness....