City Hall shorts

• Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys throws up a new hurdle for NFL football coming back to Los Angeles. Times

• Big raises for DWP employees has Julie Butcher and SEIU Local 347 a tad miffed. Daily News

• The LAPD wants to revise the consent decree limits on confidential (and in some cases paid) informants in gang cases. Daily News

• Former Controller Rick Tuttle and other members of the commission that oversees Proposition Q funds demand to see Chief Bratton at more of their meetings. Times, Breeze

• The City Council agreed to Mayor Villaraigosa's plea to put off a vote on Sunshine Canyon for six months. Times

• Seven City Council members endorsed Jose Huizar in the open 14th district, joining Mayor Villaraigosa. Roll call: Cardenas, Greuel, LaBonge, Padilla, Reyes, Smith and Weiss. Times

• The Ethics Commission fined Councilman Eric Garcetti $5,000 for failing to file ten mailers from his 2001 campaign. Will Campbell at Blogging.la objects on Garcetti's behalf.

• City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo speaks to a Current Affairs Forum breakfast on Friday.

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