School board takes hard line
President Marlene Canter says Mayor Villaraigosa will not get to interview candidates or take part in selection of the new superintendent. The mayor makes a statement on it this morning. Times, Daily News
LAPD suits settled for $3.6 million
The City Council approved the payments in six lawsuits alleging civil rights violations.
Amputated body parts found at hospital
Ten legs and feet, plus some brain material, are 30-40 years old and turned up in an old freezer in an abandoned morgue building at the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey.
AFTER THE JUMP: Coliseum commission disappointed with NFL talks, more rancor at SAG, jail for a former Casden executive, some media moves and a lot more.
Coliseum getting impatient with NFL
Commission members now talk about dropping talks for a football team, citing the league's stalling.
LAX a bidder for Radisson
Los Angeles World Airports wants the adjacent hotel as its headquarters.
SAG bumps Anne-Marie Johnson
She is replaced as first national vice president by Kent McCord in a rebuke to president Alan Rosenberg.
Best of L.A. week
Exiting Television Week
Christopher Lisotta is leaving TV Week for a consulting gig at Twentieth Television. His slot is posted at Journalism Jobs.
Now on the Web
KCET's "Nightly Business Report" airs at 5:30 pm on television but streams on the web at 4 pm, right after the hour-long early webcast of the NewsHour.
LAT hires an online editor from Reason
Tim Cavanaugh will be online opinion editor.
Cops and courts
Former Casden exec gets jail
John Archibald was sentenced to spend fifteen weekends in jail, serve five years' probation and pay nearly $200,000 in fines and restitution for taking a bribe from a subcontractor and filing a false tax return.
DNA testing will be used to find the sources of sewage contamination along the Malibu coast. The mobile home community at Paradise Cove is already upgrading its septic system.
Sister Diane Donoghue
She is retiring as head of the Esperanza Community Housing Corp.
Around LA Observed
Earlier at News & Chatter