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Former City Councilman Richard Alarcon (R) and Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon entered not guilty pleas in October 2012 on perjury and voter fraud charges. (CBS)

Ex-Councilman Alarcon, Wife Found Guilty On Perjury, Voter Fraud Charges

A former Los Angeles City Councilman and his wife Wednesday were convicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud, but cleared on several other counts.

07/23/2014

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Stepson, 40, Charged With Murder Of Former Lake Elsinore City Councilman

The victim had been stabbed repeatedly including a dozen lacerations to his neck.

03/19/2014

The Orpheum Theatre in the Historic Core of downtown Los Angeles is among several buildings due for a makeover under Huizar's plan.  (Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Bringing Back Broadway’ Plan Aimed At ‘Stringent’ Downtown LA Building Code

City officials and local real estate experts unveiled a plan Thursday to revitalize historic buildings in downtown Los Angeles.

12/12/2013

Marcelo Co, 64, was charged Tuesday with one bribery count and one count of filing a false corporate tax return. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Ex-Moreno Valley Councilman Marcelo Co Admits Taking $2.3M Bribe

Authorities say a former Southern California councilman has agreed to plead guilty to bribery after authorities said he accepted $2.3 million.

11/05/2013

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San Bernardino City Councilmen Face Charges For Alleged Identity Theft, Perjury

A San Bernardino city councilman has been charged in a case involving identity theft and stalking, prosecutors said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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City Councilman Buscaino Proposes ‘Standing Reward’ Motion For Hit-And-Run Crimes

City Councilman Joe Buscaino proposed Thursday offering standing monetary rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of drivers who flee the scene of an accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

City Councilman Jose Huizar (credit: J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Ex-Staffer Accuses LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Of Sexual Harassment

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar’s former deputy chief of staff has accused him of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2013

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LA Mayoral Candidates Spar Over City Spending

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel claims she identified tens of millions of dollars in waste, fraud and abuse at City Hall—but City Councilman Eric Garcetti, a fellow mayoral candidate, said that’s just flat-out untrue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

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San Fernando City Councilwoman Charged With Battery Against Former Lover

The political future of San Fernando City Councilmember Maribel De La Torre, already under fire from a local recall campaign, just got more complicated.

07/14/2012

Mario Hernandez

San Fernando City Councilman Mario Hernandez Resigns In Wake Of Alleged Affair

San Fernando City Councilman Mario Hernandez resigned from office just hours before Tuesday night’s meeting, according to the San Fernando Sun.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2012

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DA: Bustamante Targeted Mostly Hispanic Women At OC Public Works

The arraignment was postponed Thursday for a Santa Ana City Councilman facing charges of sexually assaulting at least seven women who worked for him.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2012

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Burbank City Councilman’s Medical Office Vandalized

Police asked for the public’s help Wednesday to identify a suspect who threw a brick through the window of a Burbank city councilman’s medical office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

Former Bell council member Victor Bello (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Assigns Public Defender For Bello Ahead Of ‘Bell 8′ Hearing

The former mayor of the city of Bell has a new lawyer to defend him at an upcoming hearing on corruption charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/16/2012

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No Charges In Huizar Spokesman Incident

No charges will be filed against the former campaign spokesman for City Councilman Jose Huizar.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2011

City Councilman Jose Huizar (credit: J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Councilman Fires Consultant Ahead Of Political Hatchet Job

The political consultant to City Councilman Jose Huizar has lost his job and is now apologizing ahead of plans to turn a campaign opponent into “a dead rat”.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/07/2011

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