The City Council rejected an Ethics Commission proposal to shorten the campaign fundraising season, a proposal that was intended to shift power away from incumbents and limit the amount of spending in city races. LAT
The Police Protective League "has removed the biggest errors from its pitch to members and others" on the bill that would allow parole for underage killers, but not for those wholl kill police officers. Witness LA
Yes, that was Gov. Jerry Brown standing in front of the Burrito King at Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street on Wednesday afternoon. The Eastsider LA
Here are some of the men and women who monitor LA police scanners and tweet snippets of what they hear. LAT
Metro released drawings for the four new train stations that will be built as part of the Regional Connector project. Streetsblog
The LA Times promoted Megan Garvey to assistant managing editor for digital. Readers Rep
The widow of slain LAPD SWAT office Randal Simmons has a new book out. DN
Commentator and author Earl Ofari Hutchinson is the new president of the Black Journalists Assn. of Southern California.
Correction of the day: "An art review on Friday about “Mike Kelley: 1954-2012,” at the Watermill Center on Long Island, using information from the exhibition materials, misidentified the birthplace of Superman. He was born in Kryptonopolis, not Kandor." NYT
The Dodgers drop three to the Giants, fall into second place, and lose utility player Jerry Hairston for the season.
Services for Artie Williams, the ABC7 news photographer who died while diving, will be held
Tuesday, August 28th at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita.