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Not-guilty plea entered on behalf of Maywood teacher

EAST LOS ANGELES — A former Maywood high school music teacher who was caught on widely circulated cell phone video punching a 14-year-old student during a classroom argument pleaded not guilty Jan. 4 to a misdemeanor charge. Defense attorney William Pitman entered the not guilty plea on behalf of Marston Riley, 64, of Anaheim, who Read More…

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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…