Still in short-term slowdown mode due to other projects, but here are some news notes.
The Times' Michael Finnegan profiles candidate Bobby Shriver. LAT
Money for sidewalk repairs in Los Angeles has gone unspent by the Garcetti administration (and City Hall still wants a new tax to pay for sidewalks.) LAT
Doug McIntrye doesn't see the austerity in Mayor Eric Garcetti's proposed budget. DN column
Proposed L.A. County budget shifts money to jails, foster care reform. LAT
Californians in different parts of the state have different views of the drought, new Field poll shows. Sacto Bee
Former city of Bell administrator Robert Rizzo faces sentencing today.
Metro has dropped plans for subway station entrance near 2nd and Spring streets because the Tribune Company apparently has plans to develop the parking lot across from the LA Times. LAT
Oh goody: the Hollywood Reporter chooses the 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media. THR
LA Register columnist Bill Johnson writes about coming home to LA after growing up in the Crenshaw area, but oops, he adds a hyphen to former employer the Herald Examiner. LAR
A graphical look at all the cyclist-related crashes in Los Angeles in 2012. MIT Media Lab
Berlin Currywurst is the latest eatery to open in Grand Central Market.
Sidewalk photo: Judy Graeme