Still looking for the mayor's million trees, more fallout from the Yom Kippur inspection in Hancock Park, new arrivals Downtown and a lot more.
Mayor's missing million trees
This time it's the Daily News that goes looking and can't find therm. DN
Not everyone sorry about Yom Kippur inspectors
Attorneys for the Concerned Residents of Hancock Park said the Building and Safety inspectors who told Yavneh Hebrew Academy to shut down Yom Kippur services were just doing their job. The mayor had apologized. LAT
Riordan on Mitt Romney
Elaborating on his endorsement of Rudy Giuliani, ex-mayor Richard Riordan said Romney also sought his backing but that he was put off at their meeting. "I donít think he has the charisma to get the votes,Ē Riordan said. ďAnd he didnít make eye contact with me.Ē NYT
Homeboy Bakery moves Downtown
Bakery reopens eight years after its site in Boyle Heights burned down. The new home at at Bruno and Alameda streets, two blocks from Union Station, will house most of Homeboy Industries, the job program for reformed gang members started by Father Gregory Boyle. Grand opening with all the pols is Tuesday. LAT, Witness L.A.
Pinkberry comes Downtown too
You can now get trendy yogurt-like frozen confections in Little Tokyo on 2nd Street between San Pedro and Central. Downtown News
See's stands up for chocolate
L.A.'s favorite homegrown candy maker is joining the the campaign to keep requiring that anything called chocolate actually contain cocoa butter. LABJ
Beating infection at USC
It took years but the the Trojans have nearly eradicated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus from their sports teams' locker rooms. LAT
No smoking, no tickets
Seven South Bay cities have banned beach smoking in recent years, but not a single citation has been written for violations. Breeze
Appreciation for Martin Manulis
Variety's Cynthia Littleton writes "Playhouse 90 -- what a legacy. If Martin Manulis had only produced Rod Serling's "Requiem for a Heavyweight," he would forever have earned his place in TV history books. But as the creator and chief steward of CBS' high-end dramatic anthology series, Manulis, who died last week at the age of 92, presided over many more great hours of television." On the Air
McCourt does speak
Before yesterday's season-ending laugher, Dodgers owner Frank McCourt endorsed the GM and manager and said ticket prices would probably go up again this winter. MLB.com
Background checks at JPL
The controversy over submitting to new background investigations or losing your job at the Jet Propulsion Lab is covered this morning at 10:30 am on "Larry Mantle's Airtalk," KPCC.