Mayor wants to trim trees too, the dangers of ignoring Mexico, Chelsea Clinton, Teresa Hughes and The Wave goes Christmas.
More on Spielberg, Katzenberg and Geffen endorsing Controller Wendy Greuel for mayor. THR
You may want to ignore Mexico, but If Americans remain indifferent we will all pay the price, says Andres Martinez. Zocalo
Oakland officials said the Occupy protest there has cost the city $2.4 million so far. SF Chronicle
The chancellor of UC Berkeley ordered investigations into tactics used by campus police
against protesters. Bay Area Citizen
Teresa Hughes, the former Democratic state senator and assemblywoman from South Los Angeles for 25 years, died upstate in Castro Valley at age 80. LAT
NBC announced Monday that it has hired Chelsea Clinton to become a full-time special correspondent for NBC News. NYT
Plus: Whenever a network TV news division pulls one of these nepotistic no-brainers, it saps a bit of American journalism’s life force, says John McQuaid. Forbes
And: Jim Rainey comment. LAT
KTWV/94.7 FM, aka The Wave, switched to all holiday music at 5 p.m. Sunday, getting the jump on the area's long-time Christmas music station KOST/103.5 FM. OC Register
Colman Andrews' new book, "Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food," arrives Nov. 29 from Gotham Books.
The Geffen Playhouse extended Alan Alda's "Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie" through Sunday, December 18.
Eveleigh in West Hollywood was voted best new restaurant in the L.A. area by visitors to Citysearch websites.
Lancaster's new spy plane, at 1:30 p.m. on "Patt Morrison" on KPCC.
Forty goats were killed in a Lake Los Angeles corral by three pit bulls. Wires