“Avoid unnecessary travel,” Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Sunday.
Hilary is expected to bring “life threatening” rainfall to the West Coast.
Law enforcement says the crimes “will not be tolerated.”
“It is critical that this gets resolved immediately so that Los Angeles gets back on track,” Bass said in a statement.
“This is an urgent issue that must be resolved,” Bass said in a statement.
The festival takes place in Los Angeles from Feb. 9-20, and includes 150 films.
Bass has vowed to bring change to the city, as it grapples with rising crime and homelessness.
Bass defeated billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso.
The congresswoman will face billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso in November.
Rep. Karen Bass and billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso are in a close race to lead the city.