Apple after Jobs, Cardinal Mahony's mixed legacy, Lohan back in court, politics and media notes and the Ciclavia route. Plus more inside.
Apple has a team in place for the post-Steve Jobs era. LAT
Cardinal Roger Mahony, who retires in the coming week, leaves a legacy that church historians will puzzle over for years, says Mitchell Landesberg in the Times. "Once a shining star — perhaps the shining star — of the American church, his reputation suffered from his handling of a devastating sexual abuse scandal that shattered the lives and trust of many Catholics and led to the largest civil settlement by any archdiocese, a staggering $660 million." LAT
Brown also pulled back two controversial, last-minute appointments made by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to a state teachers pension board. Money & Company
Sen. Barbara Boxer and Florida Rep. John Mica, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, hold a hearing financing of transportation projects at the Brentwood Theater on the VA West L.A. campus.
Sheriff Lee Baca submitted a proposal for managing parolees if the state shifts that responsibility to local governments. DN wires
Four protesters facing prosecution say they don't care for the city attorney's crackdown on protest, while Carmen Trutanich says there is no new policy. Steve Lopez/LAT
Looking at city measures I and J on the March ballot, about controls on the DWP. LAT
Ron Kaye emailed a personal call for volunteers to walk precincts on behalf of his candidates for City Council: "After years of failure by the mayor and the City Council, we need to reform City Hall and elect people who have integrity, and are committed to fiscal responsibility and community empowerment."
Redondo Beach Mayor Mike Gin confirmed rumors Tuesday that he is mulling a run as a Republican for the 36th Congressional District seat Rep. Jane Harman is expected to resign on Monday. Daily Breeze
With Claudia Eller now Deputy Company Town Editor, reporting to John Lippman, Ben Fritz becomes Company Town's Chief Movie Reporter, "picking up most of the studios that Claudia previously covered, including Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures and Paramount Pictures." Amy Kaufman takes over box office duties. Via Gorkana
The LAT promoted Karen Kaplan to deputy editor for Health and Science, from science writer. She has been doing the job since summer. Via memo
The LAT explains why it's in the minority in calling the Libya leader Moammar Kadafi. Readers Rep
Vania Stuelp, the former spokeswoman for the L.A. courts who returned to her old job at TMZ, is suing over being roughed up and handcuffed by a bailiff. Fishbowl LA
KIIS-FM regained its usual spot at the top of the radio ratings now that KOST has stopped playing Christmas songs. LAT
Steve Lopez and other media types in booties at the wrap tour for the "This Old House" project in Silver Lake. Off-Ramp
The lawyer for ex-Bell official Robert Rizzo says his defense will be that what Rizzo did was not illegal. LAT
Mark Emmert, president of the NCAA, will deliver a noon luncheon speech to Town Hall Los Angeles at the Millennium Biltmore.
As it gets more funding from the federal government, and less from Sacramento, UC Berkeley is effectively morphing from a state university into a federal university, according to Chancellor Robert Birgeneau. California Watch
Sanford C. Sigoloff, the turnaround expert who led Wickes and Builder's Emporium and appeared in TV commercials, has died at 80. LAT
Ground breaking will be held Thursday on a project to restore the former 28th Street YMCA, designed by Paul Williams, as affordable housing.
The April 10 Ciclavia will use the same route as the one last October. Website