Javier Gonzalez

former student of Jaime Escalante

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Title I Coordinator at Garfield High School; former student of Jaime Escalante

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Councilman Jose Huizar pleaded not guilty to 34 criminal counts this week for a corruption scandal that has plagued his office and his constituents for five years.

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