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Jose Huizar

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  • 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-...
  • High-density housing doesn't have to lack a grand design

     High-density housing doesn't have to lack a grand design
    Not that many years ago, if you drove east toward downtown Los Angeles on Sunset Boulevard, you came to BBQ King at Figueroa Street. It looked more like an auto repair shop than a restaurant, and the food wasn't the best I've ever had. But the joint had...
  • L.A. City Council moves ahead with $8.1-billion budget, tax cuts

    L.A. City Council moves ahead with $8.1-billion budget, tax cuts
    The Los Angeles City Council approved an $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out Mayor Eric Garcetti’s four-year plan for cutting business taxes. Council members voted to...
  • Garcetti's budget, with tax trims and service hikes, gets council's OK

     Garcetti's budget, with tax trims and service hikes, gets council's OK
    The Los Angeles City Council approved Mayor Eric Garcetti's $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out his four-year plan for cutting business taxes. Council members voted to draft an...
  • 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...
  • Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar

    Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and his attorney welcomed the completion of a confidential city investigation into sexual harassment claims against him, saying through a spokesman Friday that the findings supported their assertion that the...
  • L.A. Council names key policy advisor, first woman to hold job

    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to name longtime city employee Sharon Tso to become its top policy advisor, making her the first woman and first person of color to hold the key position, according to council officials. Council...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival

    Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are set to appear Wednesday outside City Hall for what is expected to be an announcement on the two-day Budweiser Made in America music festival planned for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. Garcetti...
  • L.A. lawmakers press for cleanup of city's trash-strewn alleys

    L.A. lawmakers press for cleanup of city's trash-strewn alleys
    When she was a child in South Los Angeles, 77-year-old Meredith Watts remembers she could play in the alleys. Now the dusty lane behind her 51st Street home is a perpetual nuisance, clogged with castaway armchairs, the husks of dead televisions, cans...
  • Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department

    Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department
    Los Angeles’ interim head of the Department of Building and Safety was given the permanent job Wednesday after a 13-0 City Council confirmation vote. The move elevates Raymond Chan, a longtime veteran of the Department of Building and Safety. Chan...
  • New high-rise on Broadway would be one of tallest in Southland

    It's been generations since a high-rise building had its debut on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, but the skyline is finally in for a dramatic change. A local developer hopes to transform a homely corner of the city's famed commercial corridor early...