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  • 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. “...
  • 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....
  • Council seeks to suspend rules against sidewalk vegetable gardens

    Council seeks to suspend rules against sidewalk vegetable gardens
    Los Angeles residents who grow fruits and vegetables near their front curb will get a respite from the city's code enforcement officials, under a measure approved Tuesday by the City Council. The council voted unanimously to ask city agencies to...
  • 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. pays $1.5 million in racial harassment case

    L.A. pays $1.5 million in racial harassment case
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off this week on a $1.5-million payment to a black police officer who said he repeatedly experienced racial harassment and a hostile work environment while working for the Police Department. Earl Wright, an LAPD...
  • Jeffrey Deitch resigns as head of L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art

    Jeffrey Deitch resigns as head of L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art
    Jeffrey Deitch has made it official: He'll be stepping down after a stormy three years as director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art. The MOCA board said it had launched a search for his successor. Deitch told the board of his decision to leave at...
  • Accountability and the DWP

     Accountability and the DWP
    It is to Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson's credit that he scheduled a hearing Friday for the public to weigh in on a proposed contract for the union representing most Department of Water and Power employees. That's true even if the...
  • Hundreds gather at Leimert Park to remember March on Washington

    Hundreds gather at Leimert Park to remember March on Washington
    Hundreds of people gathered Saturday in Leimert Park to hear speeches and witness reenactments commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The events began about 9 a.m. with a march along Martin Luther King Jr. and Crenshaw boulevards...