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Los Angeles City Councilman

Councilman Jose Huizar (credit: CBS)

LA Councilman Admits To Affair With Ex-Staffer, Denies Harassment Allegations

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has admitted to having an affair with his former deputy chief of staff, but has denied the woman’s accusations of sexual harassment and retaliation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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Councilman Wants LA To Raise Legal Age For Buying Cigarettes

A Los Angeles councilman wants the city to change the legal age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon, Wife Plead Not Guilty To Felony Voter Fraud Charges

Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to perjury and voter fraud charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

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District Attorney Refiles Criminal Charges Against Richard Alarcon, Wife Over Residency

Criminal charges were dismissed Thursday against Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, who had been accused of perjury and voter fraud for allegedly living outside the district he represents and lying about his address.

05/03/2012