Little Tokyo Friends of Councilmember Jose Huizar will host a reception on Thursday, March 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Far Bar, 347 E. First St. in Little Tokyo.
Huizar represents the 14th Council District, which includes Little Tokyo and Boyle Heights. In 2005, he became the first Mexican immigrant elected to the City Council. He was re-elected in 2007 and 2011, and seeks re-election next year.
Huizar has assisted the Little Tokyo Community Council with its efforts to secure a Community Design Overlay for Little Tokyo and has been supportive of a crosswalk on Third Street and special mitigations for Little Tokyo related to the Regional Connector project.
Host committee: Chris Aihara, Lee Aoki, Far East Café, Craig Ishii, Leslie Ito, Jon Kaji, Brian Kito, Alan Kosaka, Dean Matsubayashi, Don Nose, Mike Okamoto, Robert Yasui.
RSVP to Christina Kegeyan at (310) 597-0830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.