⇒ The Paul Williams-designed Holmby Hills home adjacent to Harvard-Westlake (formerly lived in by Bruce McNall and Ronald O. Perelman) will be saved and moved to Pasadena, the NYT says.
⇒ Jeffrey Anderson, covering the DWP closely for the LA Weekly, writes that Mayor Villaraigosa "seems comfortable leaving the impression he doesn’t always mean what he says." The immediate topic is the appointment of CH2M Hill's Jack Bayliss to a city panel.
⇒ Cecilia Rasmussen's L.A. Then and Now column in Sunday's LAT recounts the fun history of the Brown Derbys. She leaves out that there was a fifth Derby that we have a rare photo of in Wilshire Boulevard: Grand Concourse of Los Angeles.
⇒ In praise of L.A.'s new branch libraries.
⇒ NYT Magazine staffer Matt Bai has the cover piece in Sunday's LAT Magazine, about his wife's Japanese American family in Orange County.
⇒ Brady Westwater has considerable good detail on the "Little Italy" talk downtown.