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Maven's Morning Coffee: Rose Bowl rejects NFL, LAUSD reworks ticket policy, Holmby Hills wants to be Beverly Hills

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A new report recommends the Rose Bowl skip an opportunity to temporarily host a pro football team.

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Today is Monday, July 30, and here is what's happening in Los Angeles:

Headlines

In Rick Orlov's Tipoff column, Andrea Alarcon says she won't run for office, Nury Martinez looks to run in CD6, and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appoints an interim general manager in the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.

A new report recommends the Rose Bowl reject any offers to temporarily house an NFL team, according to the Los Angeles Times. "The panel recommends that the city not be swayed by the offer to temporarily host the National Football League. Such an effort would be detrimental to the ultimate goal of making the Central Arroyo Seco a sustainable part of the Pasadena community," the report found.

The Los Angeles Unified School District is preparing to overhaul how it tickets students, reports KPCC. School police issue an average of 30 tickets a day. LAUSD now wants to eliminate citations for truancy, tobacco and fighting.

Part of Holmby Hills wants to be annexed into Beverly Hills because of Los Angeles' potholes and cracked streets, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers' Association has endorsed Jackie Lacey for district attorney, per a press release.

Meetings

9:30 a.m. Ad Hoc Committee on Proposed Downtown Stadium, City Hall, room 1010

  • Verbal report on new Convention Center hall

2 p.m. Budget and Finance Committee, City Hall, room 1010

  • Recommendation to add Armenian to city ballots
  • Recommendation to amend Internet-based business tax classification

Announcements

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