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Jose Huizar

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  • 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...
  • 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. council members push to end street-vending ban

    L.A. council members push to end street-vending ban
    Two Los Angeles City Council members on Wednesday called for the city to legalize street food sales and no longer penalize those who sell fried pupusas, fresh-cut fruit and bacon-wrapped hot dogs on sidewalks. The current city code prohibits selling...
  • Ex-aide to Councilman Mitchell Englander files harassment suit

    Ex-aide to Councilman Mitchell Englander files harassment suit
    Another political aide at Los Angeles City Hall has filed a harassment lawsuit, this time targeting the office of Councilman Mitchell Englander in the San Fernando Valley. A former Englander staffer, who identified herself as Jane Doe in her filing,...
  • Former aide accuses Huizar of harassment

    Former aide accuses Huizar of harassment
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Thursday that he had a "consensual relationship" with a high-level former staffer who has accused him of waging a campaign of sexual harassment and retaliation against her. Francine Godoy, 34, filed a lawsuit...
  • L.A. Now Live: City Hall staff silent on L.A. streetcar red flags

    L.A. Now Live: City Hall staff silent on L.A. streetcar red flags
    Join Times reporter Laura Nelson at 9 a.m. to discuss the ballooning price tag for a Los Angeles streetcar line and the red flags about the cost increases that city officials remained quiet about. When downtown voters agreed last winter to bring back...
  • 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,...