Warning Obama about Solyndra, warning victims about clemency, Villaraigosa wrong on prisoners, new book from Jim Newton, Red Line turnstiles and remembering Gregg Miller and Amy Pressman.
Gov. Brown signed a law that allows police to make warrantless searches of plants that make commercial copies of compact discs and movie DVDs. LAT
Mayor Villaraigosa gets it wrong about public safety realignment, as no state prisoners will be "transferred" to Los Angeles, says editorial writer Robert Greene. LAT
Plus: LAPD says it will move around 150 officers to deal with new prisoners, reducing response time to 911 calls. LAT, DN
Ex-Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke announced her endorsement of Councilwoman Jan Perry for mayor in 2013. DN
Hugo Gonzalez, one of the city building inspectors caught in a federal sting into bribe-taking at City Hall, was sentenced Monday to a year and a half in prison. LAT
About 200 people camped on the south lawn of City Hall on the third day of Occupy LA, a protest largely directed at the influence of large corporations on government. DN
Daily News columnist Dennis McCarthy writes a nice tribute to his friend and the paper's former artist, Gregg Miller. DN
L.A. Times columnist Jim Newton's new book, "Eisenhower: The White House Years," arrives this week and he's speaking Wednesday night at Skylight Books.
The Glendale News-Press announced it has found instances of plagiarism in approximately one-fifth of the columns written by Dan Kimber between Jan. 2, 2009 and Sept. 9, 2011. "Editing safeguards have been put in place to help prevent this from occurring in the future," says an editor's note. N-P
OCRegister.com, The Orange County Register's website, will begin using Facebook for its online comments starting Thursday, Register editor Ken Brusic announced. OCR
Use of the turnstiles at Red Line stations is still in the experimental phase, and it looks as if there have been a lot more free riders than believed, writes Kerry Cavanaugh. DN
Two good-sized mountain lions were photographed in a front yard in Sierra Madre. LAT
Jetliners at LAX are generating less noise while taking off and landing officials told the Board of Airport Commissioners on Monday. Breeze
Michael D. Rich, a member of the RAND Corporation’s senior leadership team for two decades, has been selected president and chief executive officer. Via release
Amy Pressman, a former Spago pastry chef who opened Old Town Bakery in Pasadena in 1989, died of cancer. She was 58. LAT