Also on LiveLA Frank Sheftel announced his withdrawal from the CD4 race to replace Tom LaBonge. Sheftel cited personal and business concerns including potential pending legislation against the City as likely problematic for his campaign.
In other candidate qualifying news Phil Jennerjahn is beside himself that no one has yet to qualify for the ballot in CD2 to oppose Paul Krekorian. While most agree that Krekorian is the least likely to lose re-election of all the incumbents (and that is quite an understatement itself) Jennerjahn is determined to replace the proper legislator. Announced opponent Michael McCue has apparently dropped out and businessman Agosto Bisani has yet to qualify. However local activist David Hernandez announced on his Facebook page Sunday that Bisani had a full court press for petition signatures in progress.
Fresh off a loss for State Attorney General, LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is not ruling out a run for a fourth term in 2012. He also disputes that he didn't campaign hard enough for the statewide post.
Once again making a great use of technology the LA Fire Department Blog does it again. The LAFD has teamed up with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to create a widget that gives real time reports of toy safety and recall information this holiday season.