Politics and governing

News, observations, opinions and links

Monday news and notes

women-in-hollywood-nytm.jpg New manager for the Dodgers. Growth politics in LA. Women in Hollywood. Lots and lots of media notes. And more.

Charges dropped against Jasmyne Cannick a year later

jasmyne-cannick-case-dropped.jpg Cannick was arrested by the LAPD while covering a Ferguson protest in DTLA as a reporter last November.

Santa Monica PD sends 19 cops to an apartment burglary?

seabrooks-smpd.jpg Two black women -- an executive rousted at gunpoint and the chief of police -- have varied perspectives of the same incident.

LA CAO Santana and the complexities of homelessness

bill-300.jpg “Homelessness is a problem that involves thousands of people and requires a massive response but at the end of the day it’s really about one person at a time,“ said Miguel Santana, Los Angeles’ city administrative officer.

Autonomous Vehicle Showcase

LAO_Garcetti_autonomous_vehicle.jpg Take My Picture Gary Leonard appears on Thursdays at LA Observed.

Holiday week news and notes: catching up edition

liz-phair-guitar-pitchfork.jpg Another missile launch coming? That homeless state of emergency pledged in LA never happened. Plus more.

Krekorian, bike lanes and street vendors

bill-300.jpg The negatives and positives of a changing Los Angeles were on display Monday when the chairman of the city council’s budget and finance committee spoke to lawyers, lobbyists, union leaders and other city hall aficionados.

Garcetti fumbles his Hillary Clinton endorsement

garcetti-brooklyn99-grab.jpg In the end he did endorse Clinton, but it took the mayor's staff a while to get there.

Airbnb wins election fight in San Francisco

san-fran-housing.jpg The short-term rental service defeated Measure F in Tuesday's election by 55% to 45%.

Monday news and notes

barbara-osborn-fb.jpg A weather change. Tarantino plans to apologize. A new spokeswoman for Kuehl. More politics, media and place.

More changes on Garcetti's staff?

seligman-linkedin-grab.jpg There are openings for deputy director of communications, speechwriter and press secretary, per LinkedIn.
garcetti-brooklyn99-grab.jpg Yahoo Politics profile says LA's mayor may be the future of the Democrats. Plus Garcetti on the set of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

Thursday news and notes

los-fezil.jpg Water flows in the LA aqueduct again. Vin Scully repeats next year is his last season. Los Fezil. And more.

Tuesday news and notes

DC_EXPRESS-bacon.jpg A drone knocks out power. La Opinión endorses Kamala Harris. Media notes. And much more.

Monday news and notes

brie-larson-lat.jpg Catching up to news from politics, media and place. Plus more.

News and notes for Wednesday

murdoch-bros-thr.jpg Biden won't run. DWP rates to rise. 99.9 percent chance of an earthquake. Media moves, the Murdoch brothers and more.

Garcetti gets rough reception in South LA

screen-grab-cbsla-garcetti.jpg A community forum in Jefferson Park was cut short by protesters and, in front of TV cameras, the mayor was hustled out through a pressing crowd.

The women on the Clinton bus

hilary-clinton-press-corps.jpg At least 18 reporters on Hillary Clinton are women. "No one can remember a political press corps this heavily female," says Politico.

Monday news and notes

gjusta-sign.jpg Catching up on politics and media news, job moves and some notes on place. Including: Metro losing riders.


LAO_PoliticonPunk.jpg Take My Picture Gary Leonard appears on Thursdays at LA Observed.
Drill down
Bill Boyarsky
In case you missed it
Future of Cities
foc-cocktails.jpgAbout 500 people turned out for new group's first LA leadership summit.
Father and daughter
garcetti-with-maya.jpgMayor Eric Garcetti and his daughter, Maya, at Gary Leonard's gallery.
Republicans for Voldemort
republicans-voldemort-vdt.jpgSpotted near the Malibu civic center. Veronique de Turenne
LaBonge signs off
labonge-last-day.jpgTom LaBonge's final moments at the City Council horseshoe (with Gary Leonard in the background.) Photo: Branimir Kvartuc.
Villaraigosa's new crib
villaraigosa-home.jpgFormer mayor buys a $2.5 million contemporary in Beachwood Canyon.
Villaraigosa opts out of the 2016 race
villaraigosa-with-teachers-fb.jpgHe won't take on Kamala Harris. Read up

Selected links on politics and governing
Media sites
California Watch
Capital Notes
Capitol Alert
Capitol Weekly
Daily Breeze
Downtown News
KFI News
KNX 1070
La Opinion
LA Weekly
L.A. Channel 36
L.A. Daily News
L.A. Cityview 35
L.A. Times
Metro Investment Report
Pasadena Star News
Politics Now
Prop Zero
Rough & Tumble
Sacramento Bee
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The California Report
The Planning Report
The Roundup
Steve Lopez
PIlar Marrero
Rick Orlov
Betty Pleasant
Gregory Rodriguez
George Skelton
Dan Walters
Soo Youn
Emily Green
Marc Cooper
Brian Doherty
Editorial pages
L.A. Times
Daily News
Daily Breeze
La Opinión
Accountable California
Around the Capitol
Alan Barcelona
Big Hollywood
Kenneth Burt
California Majority

California Progress

Jasmyne Cannick
Ginny Case
Courage Campaign
Daily Kos
Daryl Cagle
Copyrights & Campaigns
Peter Dreier
Kevin Drum
Drumwaster's Rants Flashreport
Fox & Hounds
Friendly Fire
Edward Headington
Hugh Hewitt
High Speed Rail Blog
Victoria Rierdan Hurley
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Jews Choose
Erin Aubry Kaplan
Mickey Kaus
Ron Kaye
La Figa
LA Progressive
Leftovers from City Hall
David Lehrer-Joe Hicks
Liberty Hill
LA City Attorney
Map Light LA
Mayor Sam
Mayor V
Doug McIntyre
Walter Moore
Mike Murphy
New West Notes
OC Watchdog
One Through 42 or 43
Opinion L.A.
Orange County

Orange Punch
Andre Pineda
Political Blotter
Political Sazon
Politics & Society
Politics Now
Polling Report
Red County
Joe Scott
SF Gate politics
SoapBox LA
The Bay Area
The Page
The Usual Suspects
Top of the Ticket Total Buzz
Village to Village
We Are Not Criminals
Jack Weiss
Brady Westwater
Where's Our Money?
Wilshire & Washington
Witness LA
On the air
Deadline L.A.

Hugh Hewitt
John & Ken
LA Observed KCRW
Left Right Center
Larry Mantle
Patt Morrison
News Conference
Warren Olney-TTP
Warren Olney-WWLA
Politics of Culture
SoCal Connected
Tavis Smiley
Jon Wiener
Pat Brown Institute
Claremont Institute
Inst for Justice &

Jesse Unruh Institute
League of Women

Metropolitan Forum

Town Hall LA
Westside Urban Forum
Why Tuesday?
Zocalo Public Square
Residents groups
Argyle Civic Assn.
Arlington Heights NA
Atwater Village RA
Beachwood Canyon NA
Bel-Air Assn.
Bel Air Ridge HOA
Benedict Canyon Assn.
Benedict Hills Estates HOA
Brentwood Hills HOA
Brentwood HOA
Brentwood Park POA
Bull Creek Pocket
Comstock Hills HOA
Country Club Park NA
Crestview NA
Crestwood Hills Assn
The Eagle Rock Association
Franklin Hills RA
Friends of Atwater Village
Glassell Park IA
Hillside Federation
Hilltop Neighbors Assn.
Hollywood Dell CA
Hollywood Knolls
Holmby Hills HOA
La Tuna Canyon CA
Lake View Terrace IA
Lincoln Corridor
  Commty Watch

Lincoln Park View NW
Los Feliz IA
Mandeville Canyon Assn.
Mar Vista NA
Marina Peninsula NA
Miracle Mile RA
Montecito Heights IA
Monterey Hills Fed.
Mt. Washington Assn.
North Figueroa Assn.
North Westdale NA
Old Granada Hills

Overland Avenue.org
Pacific Palisades RA
Palisades RA of San Pedro
Picfair Village CA
Pico Revitalization Proj.
Residents of Beverly Glen
Silver Lake IA
Silver Lake RA
South Carthay NA
South Shores Nhood
Studio City RA
Sunset Junction NA
Temescal Canyon Assn.
Tract 7260
Upper Mandeville Cyn Assn.
Upper Nichols Cyn NA
Valley Glen NA
Van Buren Place Commty
  Restoration Assn.

Venice Canals RA
West Adams Heights
  Sugar Hill NA

West Adams Heritage Assn.
Westwood Gardens CA
Westside Village HOA
Westwood South of
  Santa Monica

Whitley Heights CA
Windsor Square Assn.
Activist organizations
Alliance for a Livable LA
Arts for L.A.
Ballona Wetlands
  Land Trust

Ban Billboard Blight
Bicycle Coalition
Bike Writers Colleactive
David Bohnett Foundation
Building Industry Assn.
Citizens Comm. to Save
  Elysian Park

Citywide Alliance
  of NCs

Coalition L.A.
Community Coalition SLA
Concerned Citizens of
  South Central

Eagle Rock Beautiful
Enviro Defense Fund
Fix Expo
Four Story
Free Venice
Friends for Expo
Global Green
Grand Avenue Committee
Greater LA African
  American Chamber

Hollywood Hill
Housing LA
Howard Jarvis
  Taxpayers Assn.

Inner City Struggle
Korean Churches for
  Community Development

Lincoln Place
L.A. Alliance for a
  New Economy

L.A. Community
  Action Network

L.A. Community

L.A. Neighborhood
  Housing Services

L.A. Neighborhood

Legal Aid Foundation
Liberty Hill
Light Rail for Cheviot
Multi-Cultural Education

Neighbors for Smart Rail
New Schools,
  Better Neighborhoods

No 2 Home Depot
Northeast Democratic

Northeast LA Network
Our L.A.
Pacoima Beautiful
Police Protective

Save Leimert
Silver Lake Reservoirs

Sunland Tujunga

The City Project
Trust for Public Land
United Streets of

Urban & Environmental
 ' Policy Institute

Watts LCAC

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