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DTLA and councilman Jose Huizar, Disgusting Food Museum, Rep. Schiff on investigating the president




Councilman Huizar speaks to the over 500 senior citizens from the 14th district.
Councilman Huizar speaks to the over 500 senior citizens from the 14th district.
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We look at how various stakeholders in downtown L.A. think the area's revitalization will be affected by the recent FBI raid of L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar's offices. Plus, a visit to the new Disgusting Food Museum. And the latest Hollywood news.

Rep. Schiff on investigating the President

Over the weekend Congressman Adam Schiff raised the prospect of jail time for the President after federal prosecutors said Friday he directed his former lawyer to make hush payments to women that he allegedly had affairs with while campaigning for president.

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Jose Huizar and downtown L.A.

The FBI recently raided the offices of L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar, and the lawmaker has been stripped of several important committee assignments. Huizar has been a champion of downtown L.A.'s revitalization, so we talk to various stakeholders to see if they think that downtown L.A.'s rise can continue if Huizar is forced from office.

Pasadena Obstetrician

Allegations of misconduct continue to mount against a Pasadena-based Obstetrician. In an ongoing investigation, the Los Angeles Times found 20 women who claim Doctor Patrick Sutton mistreated them - from unwanted sexual advances to bodily harm. The complaints go back to 1989. According to the Times, Doctor Sutton denied the accusations and continued to practice, although he is now no longer working at the hospital.

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MIAMI - OCTOBER 17:  Miami VA Medical Center hospital registered nurse, Rafael Sepulveda, pulls on rubber gloves while attending to patients in the Emergency room October 17, 2007 in Miami, Florida. The hospital has strict policies in place to ensure that the staff uses procedures in the fight against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, commonly referred to as MRSA. The staph bacterium is resistant to most common antibiotics and has been responsible for more than nearly 19,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MIAMI - OCTOBER 17: Miami VA Medical Center hospital registered nurse, Rafael Sepulveda, pulls on rubber gloves while attending to patients in the Emergency room October 17, 2007 in Miami, Florida. The hospital has strict policies in place to ensure that the staff uses procedures in the fight against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, commonly referred to as MRSA. The staph bacterium is resistant to most common antibiotics and has been responsible for more than nearly 19,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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LADYist: Pressure to have babies

This is for L.A. area women from diverse backgrounds, many of whom say the pressure causes them stress. It will help them understand they are not alone and get tips to handle it.

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Challenging what you find disgusting

From the people who brought you the Museum of Failure comes the Disgusting Food Museum. Featuring things like frog smoothies and maggot cheese, it may seem gross to most Angelenos, but the message of the museum seems to suggest that what is delicious to one person can be revolting to another. Opened this month, the museum allows visitors to explore different foods and challenge their notions of what is and what isn’t edible. The exhibit has 80 of the world’s most disgusting foods.

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How a successful opening weekend in China can help "Aquaman's" box office performance

“Aquaman” had a big opening weekend, but not here in the U.S. Plus, what we can expect from the CBS board’s investigations into the harassment claims against Les Moonves.

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