Curated news, notes and observations most weekdays from LA Observed.
Former Jose Huizar aide and lover Francine Godoy has filed a second lawsuit, this time trying to block being compelled to appear before the City Hall panel convened by Council President and Huizar friend Herb Wesson. LAT, DN
Mayor Garcetti's office says he will announce this morning an executive directive creating a City of Los Angeles Cyber Intrusion Command Center "to secure the city's electronic infrastructure."
Councilman Mike Bonin wants Los Angeles International Airport to build a new ground transportation center about a mile east of the terminals, one that will connect with two Metro trains — the Green Line and the Crenshaw Line — and to LAX gates via people mover. LA Airspace
The No Longer Hidden Cost of Wireless Technology. KCRW/WWLA
Steve Lopez thinks it stinks that the LA City Council raised the dollar limit on the value of gifts that council members can accept. LAT
Who is Haim Saban and why is he hosting Hillary Clinton in SoCal? KPCC
There's apparently a Konami Code cheat on City Hall's Control Panel LA financial website. KPCC
Bill Moyers announced Tuesday to his colleagues in public TV that the last broadcast of his Moyers & Company public-affairs show will air Jan. 3, 2014, when current funding commitments end. Current.org
"The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt has taken over as the new bestseller in SoCal independent bookstores. "David and Goliath" by Malcolm Gladwell is the new nonfiction bestseller. SCIBA
Former New York Times and Yahoo editor Jim Roberts is the new executive editor and chief content officer at Mashable. His note
Journalists are misrepresenting a new study about the number of children killed every year by firearms. Pacific Standard
Los Angeles police officers will begin field testing 60 on-body cameras starting in November as part of a pilot program designed to increase accountability and reduce complaints against officers. AP
Building the LA Aqueduct was the city's 'original sin,' says Boom editor and LA Observed columnist Jon Christensen. KPCC/Take Two
Conrad Murray's first stop after getting out of jail on Monday morning was reportedly at In-N-Out Burger. LAT
Joan's on Third is building out a second location on Ventura Place in Studio City — now there's a sign. Eater LA
Nasty Gal is in its new Downtown headquarters in the Pacific Mutual Building. Racked LA
Woodbury University’s WUHO Gallery is raising money for an exhibition dedicated to the "groundbreaking visual communications" of Deborah Sussman. Kickstarter
Invisible Cities added two new Union Station performances on Sunday November 3, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The 6 p.m. show will be free to the public.
Jack Bierman, the founder of LA Parent magazine, died at age 71. LAT
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