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In Boyle Heights, Mixed Feelings About LA Councilman Jose Huizar's Arrest

Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. The historic L.A. neighborhood is in City Council District 14, the district that Jose Huizar represents and lives in. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
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Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar was arrested by the FBI Tuesday on a federal racketeering charge. The arrest came as part of a years-long, ongoing investigation into City Hall corruption.

In Boyle Heights, which is not only part of Huizar's Council District 14, but also where he lives and grew up, constituents have mixed feelings about the news. Some are angry at Huizar after hearing the allegations; others don't want to believe it.


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