Brown's L.A. area appearances, the race to replace Harman, Democratic senators coming for Hollywood's money, authors back Measure L for the libraries and more.
Mubarak thought about it for another day and announced in Egypt he is stepping down. Watch live tweets from the street at UCLA's cool Hypercities Egypt page.
Brown is scheduled to appear at a news conference in downtown Torrance today on behalf of former Assemblyman Ted Lieu's campaign for the state Senate. Daily Breeze
The most interesting thing about the special election race for Jane Harman's seat is "that it will be the first high-profile campaign in California to be played out under the new 'jungle primary' rules. Harman will resign Tuesday and not endorse. Calbuzz, LAT, The Informer
Democratic senators Dianne Feinstein, Ben Cardin, Amy Klobuchar and Sheldon Whitehouse will raise money for their reelection races at the home of Disney CEO Bob Iger on President's Day weekend. Sen. Patrick Leahy will be the featured guest and the co-hots include Fox's Jim Gianopoulos, Paramount's Brad Grey, Warner Bros.' Barry Meyer, Universal's Ron Meyer and Viacom's Philippe Dauman. Wilshire & Washington
How bicycle advocates rose to have more power in City Hall (more than their numbers would dictate.) LA Weekly
Endorsers of Measure L, to secure money for the Los Angeles Public Library, include Ray Bradbury, Garrison Keillor, Tavis Smiley, Michael Connelly, Gary Ross, Joseph Wambaugh, Janet Fitch and Bill Boyarsky. Website
The city planning commission unanimously approved developer Geoffrey H. Palmer's Lorenzo project at Flower and 23rd Street after he agreed to fund a medical clinic there, hire local residents and meet other community demands. LAT
The Times editorial page has spoken: "[Lindsay] Lohan is troubled and spoiled, and we hope that she'll be treated in a manner appropriate to her actions, even if that means she has to go back to jail." LAT
Layoffs yesterday at the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. Gary Scott
Radio notes: Joe Block replaces Ken Levine on "Dodger Talk," John Phillips gets another hour on KABC and Arianna Huffington will team with Mary Matalin on a weekend talk show from New York's WWRL-AM. Gary Lycan/Register
KPCC's Patt Morrison is on the February cover of Talkers magazine, which ranks KFI's Bill Handel #18 on its "Heavy Hundred” list of talk hosts. John & Ken are #31, Dennis Miller #33, Phil Hendrie #43, Hugh Hewitt #66, Morrison #70, Doug McIntyre #74 and Larry Elder #99. Talkers
Vidiots, the independent video store in Santa Monica, put out the call to customers to please support the store or it will close. SMDP
This time, the Lakers beat the Celtics. ESPN
Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky talks about "Black Swan" with Kim Masters on "The Business," Monday at 2:30 p.m. on KCRW.