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Huizar returns to City Hall for first time since searches

Councilman tells reporter, ‘I’m here to do my job.’ LOS ANGELES —City Councilman Jose Huizar took his seat in the council chamber in downtown Los Angeles Nov. 20, marking his first appearance at a council meeting since the FBI searched his home and offices. Huizar walked in just as the meeting was starting, but then exited into Read More…

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Residents protest proposed veterans housing complex

DOWNEY — Nearly 300 residents from South Gate and a few from Downey berated Downey Mayor Sean Ashton and Los Angeles County representative Ivan Sulic for a plan to build a temporary affordable housing facility for poor veterans on a lot less than one block away from homes.  The location at stake is the American Read More…

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ER nurses at county hospitals threaten strike

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County emergency room nurses and nurse practitioners threatened to go on strike as early as Thanksgiving, saying the county is not paying enough to attract and retain nurses, leaving emergency rooms and intensive care units understaffed and patients at risk. Dozens of nurses and their supporters gathered on the steps of Read More…