Weekend desk-clearing

  • Rick Orlov offers the L.A. politics obituary for City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo: "Could be remembered as the loneliest guy in City Hall." DN
  • The 151 pages of sign regulations that have stymied the city planning commission "aren't likely to solve the problem anyway." Tim Rutten/LAT
  • Burbank police officer Kerry Schilf went into a burning house and saved a 66-year-old man while on duty at the Pasadena Marathon. DN
  • Police Protective League spokesman Eric Rose and Witness LA blogger Celeste Fremon are quoted in Caitlin Flanagan's Op-Ed piece about the Sara Jane Olson parole. NYT
  • Denise Tyrrell, who resigned as Metrolink spokeswoman after last September's Chatsworth crash, was hired by the state Public Utilities Commission. LAT
  • L.A. journalist Michael Krikorian writes in Sunday's New York Times Magazine a piece that ties together Sarah Vaughn, the number 10 at Langer's and a shooting on Pico. NYT
  • Charlie Amter left The Guide at the LAT to be news editor at OK! magazine.
  • David Davis reviewed "Forever Blue: The True Story of Walter O'Malley, Baseball's Most Controversial Owner, and the Dodgers of Brooklyn and Los Angeles" by Michael D'Antonio. LAT
  • Former King Ron Duguay played in two minor league hockey games this weekend in New York at age 50. NYT

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