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Maven's Morning Coffee: John Noguez wants bail money, FPPC requires donors' names, DA's race in homestretch

Noguez mugshot

LA County Sheriff's Dept.

Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez, who is facing 24 felony counts. He is now asking his supporters' to contribute to his $1.16 million bail.

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Today is Monday, Nov. 5, and here is what's happening in Los Angeles:


County Assessor John Noguez is asking his supporters to help him raise money to pay his $1.16 million bail, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Rick Orlov's Tipoff column, the San Fernando Valley Democrats get out the vote in Nevada, and charter amendments and ordinances for the March 2013 ballot go out for signatures.

The Fair Political Practices Commission will release the names of individuals who donated to an anti-Prop 30 campaign, reports KPCC. The California Supreme Court determined that Americans for Responsible Leadership must immediately provide documents to the state's elections watchdog.

Prosecutors Jackie Lacey and Alan Jackson will face off tomorrow in the runoff to be Los Angeles County's next district attorney. KPCC takes a look at the two candidates.

The Los Angeles Times recaps its endorsements for tomorrow's election.

Where to Find the Politicians

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is in Miami to campaign on behalf of President Barack Obama.


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

  • Verbal report on LAFD's staffing


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