Politics

Afternoon shorts

  • George Sanchez, hired just last fall to cover the LAUSD for the Daily News, stepped up to be bought out Friday. Cityside staff down to nine reporters and columnist Dennis McCarthy, says Gary Scott
  • An engine on a Japan Airlines 747 being towed out at LAX "ingested" a baggage cart, forcing the passengers to get off and start over. Eye on LA Aviation
  • The family of slain high school football star Jamiel Shaw II sued the Sheriff’s Department, alleging negligence in releasing Shaw’s suspected killer from prison despite his immigration status. L.A. Now
  • Councilman Tom LaBonge drops in on his new best pals at Los Angeles Magazine and they video tape his visit. LA Mag
  • Tonight on "Which Way, L.A.?," Warren Olney talks to LAT reporter Phil Willon, DN reporter Rick Orlov and author-analyst Raphael Sonenshein about City Hall moves to cut funds for the ethics commission and neighborhood councils. KCRW, 7:30 p.m.

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