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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 30, and here is what's happening in Southern California politics:
The woman accusing L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar of sexual harassment filed a second lawsuit Tuesday over the way she believes the city is handling her case, according to KPCC and the Los Angeles Times. Francine Godoy says the city demanded she provide testimony one day before she is scheduled to give birth. She also believes Council President Herb Wesson's public support of Huizar will compromise the city's internal investigation.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted to reject an oil lease between the city of Whittier and Matrix Oil, according to KPCC. The lease would have allowed drilling in the publicly-owned Whittier Hills. The courts will ultimately decide the issue.
There's an easter egg hidden in Control Panel LA, per KPCC.
Mayor Eric Garcetti will announce an executive directive to create the Cyber Intrusion Command Center at 9 a.m.
- LA City Council: Appointments to the Planning Commission (10 a.m.)
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