Friday briefs

  • Denise Hamilton's Native Intelligence tribute to the late journalist Terry McGarry will air this weekend on KPCC's Off-Ramp, noon Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Off-Ramp blog
  • Police are preparing for a smaller than usual May Day march in Downtown on Sunday. LAT
  • City Attorney Carmen Trutanich is cracking down on advertising at local athletic fields, to the dismay of Recreation and Parks officials. DN
  • The state Assembly voted to dissolve the city of Vernon. Capitol Alert
  • Environmental activist Ellen Stern Harris' papers have been delivered to UCLA. LAT
  • Ex-player Steve Garvey overstated the possible role of billionaire Ron Burkle in a group that may try to buy the Dodgers. Tim Brown/Yahoo
  • Marvin Eisenman, Hollywood collector known as Marvin of the movies, died at age 83. LAT

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