Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Wednesday
The Times reports that the Los Angeles Unified School District has retained the services of a Sacramento based law firm to sue, should Mayor Villaraigosa's school takeover plan be passed by the Legislature and signed into law by the Governor. Quote of the day: "Thank God there is a judiciary branch." - school board member David Tokofsky.
Zach Behrens - publisher of the Sherman Oaks based "In The Oaks" blog is running for the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council. Behrens hopes to improve the Council's communication efforts and raise its visibility in the community.
In other Sherman Oaks blogging news, Behrens notes that Wendy Greuel staffer Patricia Davenport has taken up blogging at the From Sherman Oaks (1927 - ) blog.
Given his bizarre behaivor of late - including jumping on Oprah's couch and slamming Brooke Shields use of prescription drugs - Tom Cruise has been fired after 14 years with Paramount Pictures. Cruise and his producing partner say they'll now start their own studio.