City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo's final term has five months and change to run, so today comes word that he has filed papers to let him raise money for a second try at the state Attorney General's office. Last time, you'll remember, Delgadillo was seriously humbled in the Democratic primary — 67% to 31% — by Jerry Brown. Delgadillo is not alone in lining up for the 2010 race, Patrick McGreevy observes for the LAT.
Down the (virtual) hall: Controller Laura Chick released an audit critical of City Hall car practices: "Out of the 167 audits I've released, I have to say this is the most stunning example of how this city does business in an un-business like way." LAT
Add McGreevy: Gov. Schwarzenegger appointed David Cunningham III, former head of the L.A. police commission, to the Superior Court bench. Rest of the judges are after the jump.
Over at the county: In today's Daily Journal, Evan George profiles Sylvia Drew Ivie, new chief of staff for Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the former head of the To Help Everyone Clinic in the Crenshaw area. Her father was Charles Drew, and she has made reopening of King-Drew Medical Center a major goal.
From Daily News wires:
Seven new Los Angeles Superior Court judge appointments were announced today by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Those named are:
-- Huey P. Cotton, 52, of Tarzana, who was the office managing partner of the Los Angeles law firm Cozen O'Connor since 2001;
-- David S. Cunningham III, 53, of Los Angeles, who has served as principal at Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson since 2007 and as a partner at Kelly Lytton & Vann since 2005;
-- Victor H. Greenberg, 48, of Los Angeles, who has served as a Los Angeles Superior Court commissioner since 2000;
-- Howard L. Halm, 66, of Los Angeles, who has worked as an equity partner for Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker since 2000;
-- Maren E. Nelson, 52, of Hermosa Beach, who has been a Los Angeles Superior Court commissioner since 2004;
-- Michael Terrell, 51, of Northridge, who has been an assistant U.S. attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office since 1991; and
-- Geanene Yriarte, 39, of Covina, who has worked as a Los Angeles County deputy district attorney since 1997.