Morning Buzz: Tuesday 1.29.13

Campaign 2013

Coverage of the mayoral debate hosted and aired by NBC4 at UCLA.

Greuel will be the first candidate to run TV commercials in the race for L.A. mayor, according to records filed with the Federal Communications Commission. LA Weekly/Maddaus

Greuel is trying to craft her message to women, but the others want those votes too. LAT/Linthicum

Garcetti points to Hollywood turnaround as proof of his leadership. DN/Smith

Service Employees International Union local 721 has called back Greuel and Garcetti for a second round of endorsement interviews tonight. LAT/Zahniser, DN/Smith

Jewish vote could be key to Los Angeles mayor's race. KPCC/McNary

At the Shadow Hills candidates forum, it's all about the horses. LAT opinion/Greene

Former LAPD Chief Bill Bratton endorsed Gil Cedillo for the Los Angeles City Council seat in the 1st district.

More news and buzz

Thumbnail image for sepulveda-wildlife-damage-a.jpgThe head of the local Army Corps of Engineers admitted his staff failed to adequately notify those interested in the Sepulveda Basin of plans to remove non-native plants from a 43-acre site in December. DN

State Sen. Alex Padilla joined with Lucy Jones and other earthquake experts to propose an early warning system. LAT, DN

A City Council committee delayed a decision on $3.8 million LAX public relations contracts. DN

Ex-Cudahy Mayor David Silva was sentenced to one year in prison for bribery. LAT

Gustavo Arellano will now do the "radio" version of his "Ask a Mexican" column exclusively online with Tom Leykis. OC Weekly

A faux job posting for the next artistic director of the LA Dance Project Arts Meme

Big changes in the masthead at the New York Times, but fewer layoffs than expected. Romenesko


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