Remember that MVP buzz around the Dodgers' Adrian Beltre? Didn't happen. The amazing Barry Bonds won his seventh trophy (no one else has more than three) and became the oldest Most Valuable Player. The vote wasn't close.
Readers of LARadio.com voted KFI's Bill Handel the top personality on local radio. Phil Hendrie, who won the past five years, ended up second. Howard Stern came in third.
Salon's Heather Havrilesky answers questions for this week's LAist Interview. The site also adds a new contributor: Jason Toney lives in the Valley, "has blogged at negroplease.com since January of 2002 and has been mentioned in Honey Magazine and the Washington Post. He also contributes to Pop Culture Junkies and has written for Vibe Online."
City Controller Laura Chick will release her audit of PR agency Fleishman-Hillard on Tuesday at 11 a.m. She's holding the media event outside on Hill Street, between First and Temple downtown.
* Late add: KTLA General Manager Vinnie Malcolm told a viewer that the station won't confirm or deny last week's report on RonFineman.com that assistant news director Marcia Brandwynne gave $2,000 to the Kerry campaign. According to the site, Malcolm wrote, "...The station does not respond to comments generated by Mr. Fineman."