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Jose Huizar

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  • Councilman Huizar says affair with former aide was 'huge mistake'

    Councilman Huizar says affair with former aide was 'huge mistake'
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Tuesday that his extramarital relationship with a former aide was a "huge mistake" but added that he expects voters will judge him on his accomplishments. Huizar attended his first council meeting since his...
  • Huizar supporters say councilman's woes have not shaken their support

    Huizar supporters say councilman's woes have not shaken their support
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with an elaborate downtown fundraiser, drawing an array of guests who said the councilman's troubles involving an ex-staffer had not shaken their support. Huizar is...
  • L.A. council members call for big changes in sex harassment training

    L.A. council members call for big changes in sex harassment training
    Two members of the Los Angeles City Council called Wednesday for major changes to the city’s sexual harassment training, saying every employee should take the sessions, not just managers. Council President Herb Wesson and Councilwoman Nury...
  • Wesson draws criticism after praising Huizar at campaign event

    Wesson draws criticism after praising Huizar at campaign event
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson gave a resounding endorsement of Councilman Jose Huizar this week, telling an audience of lobbyists, business leaders and labor officials that Huizar is his "best friend" on the 15-member council. “...
  • 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...
  • 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 is sued by former aide for harassment

    L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar is sued by former aide for harassment
    A woman who spent seven years as an aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the lawmaker waged a "campaign of retaliation" against her after she turned down specific requests for "sexual favors." Francine Godoy,...
  • San Bernardino councilman pleads guilty, resigns, exits mayor race

    San Bernardino councilman pleads guilty, resigns, exits mayor race
    A San Bernardino city councilman and mayoral candidate pleaded guilty Thursday to a perjury charge after he spent money raised for his political campaigns on non-campaign expenses and lied about it in documents, prosecutors said. Chas Kelley resigned...
  • 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...