City Council President Nury Martinez

Statement From Danny Bakewell Sr. Regarding Leaked Audio of L.A. City Council President and Members

“I have not heard any of the comments attributed to Nury Martinez.  I am currently seeking a copy of the audio.  All I can say is I’ve never heard Nury make any racist comments about her colleagues or anyone else for that matter.  If these statements are true they are completely unacceptable indefensible and must be dealt with immediately! However, assuming  these statements are in fact true, we cannot let it break up or fracture the long standing coalition that we have had between the Black & Brown community.” -Danny Bakewell Sr. Bakewell Media Chairman & Executive Publisher of Los

Breaking News: Heather Hutt to be Appointed as Councilmember for 10th District

Heather Hutt was appointed today to represent Los Angeles’ 10th Council District. She will be the first woman to represent the 10th District and the first woman to represent South Los Angeles in a decade. The appointment was made as a motion introduced by Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez and seconded by Councilmembers Gil Cedillo, Paul Koretz, Mitch O’Farrell, and Kevin de León.