House Republicans got a big break under California’s new primary system after Democrats failed to get a candidate into the general election for Rep. Gary Miller’s Inland Empire swing district. Wash Post, LAT
In what is expected to be a take-no-prisoners sequel, Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman prepared for the second round of their political fight for the newly drawn 30th Congressional District. DN
The 56-year-old LAUSD leasing manager who alleges he was sexually harassed by retired Superintendent Ramon Cortines has rebutted the claim that a 2010 sexual encounter was consensual and says he can't return to work because officials bungled the original settlement deal. DN
City Hall at night will be bathed in lavender light through June 22 to commemorate LGBT Heritage Month.
District Attorney's investigators served a search warrant Wednesday at the Pasadena home of San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments executive director Nick Conway, looking for evidence of conflict of interest violations. Conway said old allegations are not true. Star-News
A bankruptcy judge on Thursday will likely consider a restructuring plan by Tribune and its creditors that "apparently is palatable to all parties and the judge is expected to approve" in a few weeks. Chicago Tribune
Andrew McIntyre is now covering law firm business and "mid-market deals" for the Daily Journal.
The gang killing Monday night of 1-year-old Angel Mauro Cortez-Nava in his father's arms in Watts prompted $50,000 rewards each from the city of LA and AEG. LAT
A federal grand jury in Riverside charged William John Roy, 57, an active duty command sergeant major in the U.S. Army, with seven felony counts of defrauding the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense by falsely claiming to have seen combat in Vietnam and Afghanistan, as well as lying about military honors he claimed to have been awarded.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation declared the Terminal Island tuna canneries and shipyard one of the country's "most endangered" historic places.
The American Diabetes Association has relocated in Downtown from Koreatown. "More clear evidence that LA’s urban core was getting stronger," says DTLA booster Brigham Yen.