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Councilman Jose Huizar

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City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless Czar

The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.

08/08/2014

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Proposed Settlement In LA Councilman Car Accident Could Cost City $185K

A traffic accident caused by Los Angeles City Councilman Huizar when he was driving a city-owned vehicle could cost taxpayers $185,000.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

Councilman Jose Huizar (credit: CBS)

In Wake Of 2 Sex Harassment Lawsuits, Council Members Call For Review Of City’s Training Program

In the wake of sexual harassment lawsuits filed against city officials, two members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday called for a “thorough review” of city’s training procedures.

10/23/2013

A man walks past a mural by Mictlan Murals 'dedicated to all the mothers of our community' in East Los Angeles on August 15, 2013 in California. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Council Votes To Lift Decade-Long Ban Of Murals On Private Property In Los Angeles

The City Council voted Wednesday to once again allow murals on private property in Los Angeles, lifting a decade-long prohibition on paintings displayed on privately owned buildings.

09/04/2013

Councilman Jose Huizar (credit: CBS)

LA Councilman Appears In Council Chambers For First Time Since Sexual Harassment Allegations Surfaced

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar appeared in council chambers Tuesday for the first time since allegations surfaced that he sexually harassed his former deputy chief of staff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2013

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Voters To Decide Future Of Medical Marijuana In Los Angeles

In addition to the election of a new mayor next week, voters will also be deciding the future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles.

05/15/2013

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Pot Prizes May Have Lured More Eagle Rock Residents To Vote

Fliers offering $40 worth of free medical-grade marijuana were reportedly passed out in Eagle Rock to try and draw residents to vote in the local election.

10/19/2012

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Police Enforce Unofficial Ban On Valley Pot Shops

The city of Los Angeles has been considering a ban on all pot shops, but it wouldn’t be needed in the north San Fernando Valley, where police have essentially enforced a ban of their own.

02/01/2012

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LA City Councilman To Propose Ban On All Marijuana Dispensaries

City councilman Jose Huizar is expected to propose repealing the city’s medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday and completely ban all pot dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/23/2011

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Olvera Street Church Slams City For Lockout Over Lease Talks

Members of the historic La Plaza church on Olvera Street say city officials are resorting to dirty tactics amid negotiations for a new lease.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/04/2011

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