Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Monday 3.11.13

Campaign 2013 and government

In her first sit-down interview since losing in the mayoral primary, Councilwoman Jan Perry "was clear about her lack of admiration for [Wendy] Greuel," and warned against electing a mayor who is too beholden to public employee unions. She stopped short of endorsing Eric Garcetti. LAT/Rainey

Garcetti and Greuel wasted no time in beginning their campaign to try to win over supporters of Councilwoman Jan Perry, who captured 16 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election. DN/Orlov

For mayoral candidates City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel, seeking support from city unions is a tricky proposition. DN/Smith

The runoff "provides an opportunity for Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti to offer more detailed, thoughtful visions for how they would lead and how they're different from each other." Here's what Jim Newton would like to hear. LAT/op-ed

Garcetti and Greuel continue to push for black votes in South LA and conservative white voters in the Valley. LAT/Finnegan

Garcetti was interviewed on Univision's national weekend show, Al Punto. Univision

City Attorney Carmen Trutanich's campaign wants the Ethics Commission to investigate how rival Mike Feuer only had to pay campaign consultant John Shallman $8,000 while other clients Wendy Greuel, Gil Cedillo and Mike Bonin paid $505,000.

Shallman congratulates himself for wins, and other politics items. Rick Orlov's Tipoff/DN

Measure A failed to pass but did well in South LA, poorly in the Valley -- a tale of two realities. LAT

Councilman Jose Huizar gets credit for a lot of the changes on Broadway in Downtown and heads to Washington today to seek funds for the streetcar loop. NBC 4

California v. Texas in fight for the future, from Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and Doug Jeffe. Reuters

State Senator Kevin De León, State Senator Ricardo Lara and former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez endorsed Garcetti.

Media and more

Say goodbye, LA, to mass immigration. California and its cities are increasingly native-born. Will it be an improvement? Zocalo

bahooka-sign.jpgFarewell to Bahooka Family Restaurant in Rosemead. Photo: KCRW Good Food, Design & Architecture

Cardinal Roger Mahony is right to attend the papal conclave in Rome, says Tim Rutten. DN column

David Lazarus guest-hosts on "Airtalk" on KPCC at 11 a.m.

A blog features Brand Bookshop in Glendale. Jenna Benty

Two men had their legs amputated after being rammed by the driver of a car they had clashed with at Sam's Hofbrau in downtown LA. LAT

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