Holiday week posting will be on the light side.
- The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a grant of $200,000 to The Huffington Post Investigative Fund, which has a full-time staff of 11 and a budget of $2 million.
- A panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal said that Roman Polanski could get a sentencing hearing without being in the U.S., but denied his request for dismissal of the charges. LAT
- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had exceptionally harsh words for Attorney General Jerry Brown in a published order from a long-running case over cuts to the Medi-Cal program, says an Evan George story in today's Daily Journal.
- The Times and Daily News caught up on the sheriff's overtime audit we posted Sunday night.
- Rep. Adam B. Schiff took the LAT's bait and called for an inquiry into official response to the Station Fire, based on Times reports about the lack of air support.
- The Las Lomas project in Newhall Pass is officially dead, says project opponent the city of Santa Clarita.
- The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles chapter launched a new blog-driven website.