With the defeat of Measure A to raise the sales tax, "everything has to be put back on the table, from the size of the police force to the restoration of fire services to the paving of our streets," said Chief Administrative Officer Miguel Santana. LAT, KPCC
Wendy Greuel was on KPCC's Take Two.
Mayor Villaraigosa talks about his legacy. KCRW/WWLA
Departing councilman Bill Rosendahl talks about politics, the media and being gay. Patt Morrison column/LAT op-ed
The City Council committed up to $352 million of Measure R transportation tax money over 30 years to cover the operation and maintenance of a downtown streetcar loop. Curbed LA
Media consultant John Terenzio sued Al Gore over the sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera, alleging that it was Terenzio's idea to sell to AlJ. Hollywood, Esq
the 2013 winners of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism have been announced by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. USC
The "10 most powerful people in sports media" is led by writer Bill Simmons, by a wide margin says Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated. Phil Anschutz is #3 on the SI list of 50 most powerful in sports, On the a list of the most powerful in the NBA, the Clippers' Chris Paul is #7 and no one from the Lakers makes the list. Mark Walter, chairman of the Dodgers, is #2 on the baseball list.
YouTube Space LA is a 41,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art video studio in Playa Vista for free use by active partners and channel creators. DN
Almost 91, and still shooting: Legendary photographer Art Shay celebrated in downtown LA. KCRW [Andy Romanoff photo of Shay being interviewed by KCRW's Lisa Napoli.]
Los Angeles has formally notified the United States Olympic Committee of its interest in bidding for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
LAX opens three new state-of-the-art gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal. LANG
A new Renaissance hotel will rise more than 20 stories in 2016 on Olympic Boulevard next to a 24-story tower already under construction that will house a Courtyard by Marriott and a Residence Inn. These are by LA Live. LAT
Rafael “Cisco” Munoz-Gonzalez, 42, called by prosecutors a Mexican Mafia prison gang member and longtime leader of the Puente-13 criminal street gang, was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison on racketeering charges.