County looks at closing clinics
Health officials put forth a plan that would close all but one clinic and reduce hospital services to deal with costs. LAT
Chick has a gang plan
Controller Laura Chick will release her Blueprint for a Comprehensive Citywide Anti-Gang Strategy at 11:30 am at the California Endowment on North Alameda. It's expected to call for a shakeup of City Hall reporting lines. Advance look: LAT, DN
It's a wonder anyone can vote
KPCC's Kitty Felde served as a poll worker on Election Day and describes a comedy of errors in the Pasadena Star-News. The double bubble trouble wasn't the whole story.
I've got news for you. That was only one of a host of things that went wrong last week....And I was responsible for some of those mistakes myself.
It's kind of like starting up a Starbucks from scratch, except that you've never made coffee before. You only got 90 minutes of training in a class with 500 other people, and they didn't even tell you how to make a double macchiato. Then on your first day, more than half of your fellow workers don't show up on time. When they do, they bring a couple of kids along...
At first, we could find only Democratic ballots. Later, there was confusion about which ballots we were allowed to give to those Decline to State voters. We couldn't get the fancy "Inkavote Plus" machine, intended to check ballots for problems, to work for a good couple of hours.
Fighting over the Expo Line
Damien Goodmon wants to halt the project in its current form and place the line to Culver City underground. He insists he’s not out to derail light rail. But his critics believe that his tactics could kill the Expo Line. CityBeat
Eli Broad visits the Times
The donor came to the editorial board with LACMA director Michael Govan and talked about their relationship, architecture, L.A.'s position as a cultural capital and other stuff. LAT Opinion
NPR to honor Red Barber
Friday's "Morning Edition" remembers the former Brooklyn Dodgers announcer who appeared on the show weekly for years. He would have been 100 years old this weekend.
Florida publisher who questioned Zell resigns
Kathleen Waltz was the Orlando Sentinel boss who said the photographer that Sam Zell cussed out didn't deserve it. Romenesko
LAT wins Oakes Award for environmental reporting
Judy Pasternak's four-part series "Blighted Homeland" is called "an impressive investigation of cancer-inducing radioactive exposure" in the Navajo lands. CJR