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Official in Mayor Villaraigosa's gang-reduction office arrested after fight at downtown nightclub

A staffer with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's gang-reduction office was arrested early Sunday after authorities said she assaulted a police officer who had responded to a report of a fight at a downtown club. Blanca Martinez-Navarro, the Rampart program...
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Villaraigosa defends police action in Westlake, says officers 'acted with bravery'

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (4 years ago)

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday offered a vigorous defense of the officers who were involved in Sunday’s fatal police shooting of a man holding a knife, saying they were heroes who "acted with bravery." One day af... Read Post

Villaraigosa anti-gang official on leave after dance-club fight

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (4 years ago)

A staffer on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's anti-gang team has been placed on administrative leave after she was arrested in connection with a fight at a downtown nightclub. Villaraigosa Chief of Staff Jeff Carr, who ran the mayor's a... Read Post

Member of Mayor's Anti-Gang Team Arrested in Nightclub Fight

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (4 years ago)

The woman who serves as a top staffer in the city's anti-gang program under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is on administrative leave today after her arrest at a Downtown club this weekend. A fight between Blanca Martinez-Navarro and he... Read Post

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