José Huizar

Los Angeles City Council

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Los Angeles City Councilman for the 14th Council District (Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Chinatown, Echo Park, Little Tokyo, Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire, Pico/Union and Downtown LA) and chair of the Council's new ad hoc committee on homelessness

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Tuesday’s election in Los Angeles gave a big win to Mayor Eric Garcetti and the city council members up for re-election.

LA election: Victory for status quo

Tuesday’s election in Los Angeles gave a big win to Mayor Eric Garcetti and the city council members up for re-election.

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The Sixth Street Bridge is an architectural icon of Los Angeles, and has been filmed in countless movies, TV shows and commercials.

Farewell to a Bridge

The Sixth Street Bridge is an architectural icon of Los Angeles, and has been filmed in countless movies, TV shows and commercials.

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There's going to be more congestion during the evening rush hour — especially on the Westside — but that didn't stop the LA City Council from endorsing what's called "Mobility Plan…

Will the Car Capital of the World Make Way for Bikes and Buses?

There's going to be more congestion during the evening rush hour — especially on the Westside — but that didn't stop the LA City Council from endorsing what's called "Mobility Plan…

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