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Jose Huizar

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  • Skid row groups are divided over future of homeless district

    Skid row groups are divided over future of homeless district
    A deep divide over the future of skid row and of the thousands of homeless people living in the 50-block district's streets and shelters emerged during a community forum in downtown Los Angeles on Monday night. The near-capacity crowd in the Los Angeles...
  • Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off

    Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off
    For four decades, the Los Angeles skyline has been shaped by one rule: Every tall building must have an emergency helicopter landing pad on its roof. As a result, downtown became a thicket of flat-topped skyscrapers, to the chagrin of architects who...
  • L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule

    L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti heralded a rule change Monday that will allow the construction of skyscrapers with spires or slanted roofs -- revising a longstanding regulation that forced builders to make flat-topped structures. The decades-old rule...
  • Molina makes surprise decision to challenge L.A. Councilman Huizar

    Molina makes surprise decision to challenge L.A. Councilman Huizar
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Friday that she will run against City Councilman Jose Huizar in next year's election, dramatically rearranging a contest that looked like an easy one for the incumbent. After serving more than two decades...
  • Attorney: Progress made in settling Huizar harassment suit

    Attorney: Progress made in settling Huizar harassment suit
    A lawyer for the woman who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Tuesday there has been progress in settlement talks over the last week. Michael Eisenberg, attorney for Huizar's former deputy chief of...
  • L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row

    L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row
    Los Angeles officials are developing a new strategy for taming pervasive homelessness on skid row, easing up on arrests for petty offenses while concentrating mental health, medical, housing and sanitation services in the long-troubled swath of downtown....
  • City to explore downtown bike path inside L.A. River channel

    City to explore downtown bike path inside L.A. River channel
    An eight-mile gap in the Los Angeles River bike path could be closed under a proposal that the City Council agreed Wednesday to explore despite concerns about heightened injury risks and maintenance costs. Voting unanimously, the Council without comment...
  • L.A. City Council to review plan for eight-mile bike path connector

    L.A. City Council to review plan for eight-mile bike path connector
    An eight-mile gap in the Los Angeles River bike path could be closed under a proposal that the City Council agreed Wednesday to explore despite concerns about heightened injury risks and maintenance costs. Voting unanimously, the council without comment...
  • Letter: It's not too early to worry about landfill

    Re: “Politics may have polluted landfill issue,” News-Press editorial Aug. 23. Los Angeles Councilman Jose Huizar is doing what a district council memberdoes best, speaking up for his constituents and complying with their request. Glendale...
  • When it comes to free tickets, City Hall should just say no

    How soon they forget. It was only three years ago that four Los Angeles City Council members — including Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was then a councilman — and former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa were fined thousands of dollars for accepting...
  • Supervisor Gloria Molina says she will seek Huizar's council seat

    Supervisor Gloria Molina says she will seek Huizar's council seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Friday that she plans to challenge City Councilman Jose Huizar in next year's election, dramatically rearranging a contest that looked like an easy one for the incumbent. With less than three months...