Zev, AEG's stadium, Maxine Waters, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney, this month in Los Angeles magazine, Paris Hilton walks out then come back, plus more.
California's first citizens redistricting commission is bracing for a half-million-dollar court fight over new legislative and congressional districts it hasn't finished drawing yet. Bee
Zev Yaroslavsky comes out of Carmageddon looking stronger should he run for mayor, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe writes. NBC/Prop Zero
A report commissioned by developer AEG finds that the addition to the Convention Center and the new NFL stadium would generate $22 million a year in tax revenues for the city. Plus, the stadium would boost AEG's troubled condo project. LAT, AP
KPCC reporter Frank Stolze talks about Texas governor Rick Perry’s trip to California, 9:13 a.m. on "The Madeleine Brand Show on KPCC.
Mitt Romney holds a media availability on the economy at a shopping center in the Valley: 6317 Laurel Canyon Blvd. at 2:15 p.m.
If the goal of term limits was to force legislators to return to their former careers after a truncated stint in the California legislature, then it has failed, says Tracy Westen, the CEO of the Center for Governmental Studies. KQED/Capitol Notes, Which Way, L.A.?
The August issue of Los Angeles magazine is the annual Best of L.A. issue, plus a column by Mark Lacter on Bank of America's bungled purchase of Countrywide and an interview with LACMA head Michael Govan.
ABC News is flacking an interview with Paris Hilton for "Nightline" in which she's asked a question so sensitive she gets up and stalks out. Only later do they admit she came back and finished the interview. ABC
Watching the painfully choreographed, and highly policed, red-carpet arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton at the recent polo match "reminded me why intrusive journalistic tactics are often called upon. They exist to break down the barriers of access that keep social elites at a remove from ordinary people," says USC lecturer Ryan Linkof in defense of tabloids. NYT op-ed
John Feinstein, the sports columnist and bestselling author, has sold two untitled new books to Doubleday, starting with a book on baseball for 2013. Publishers Lunch
LA Times columnist David Lazarus guest-hosts for Patt Morrison today on KPCC.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columnist David Allen marks 25 years as a Californian. IVDB
Attorneys for Frank McCourt and the baseball commissioner go into court today to argue not to let the other side control the Dodgers' finances through the bankruptcy process. LAT
Dodger Stadium beating victim Bryan Stow has undergone emergency surgery in San Francisco due to seizures. LAT
Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele argue that baseball union leader Marvin Miller belongs in the sport's hall of fame. LAT op-ed
A San Diego man's conviction for a racist online rant that presidential candidate Barack Obama should be shot was reversed by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal, which ruled his comments were protected free speech. LAT
Students from Crenshaw High Schools are blogging from China. Crenshaw to China