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Maven's Morning Coffee: Expo Line opens, Greuel recalls riots, vandals in Studio City

The Metro Expo Line will open to the public tomorrow. This afternoon, elected officials will host a grand opening celebration at Seventh Street/Metro Center.
The Metro Expo Line will open to the public tomorrow. This afternoon, elected officials will host a grand opening celebration at Seventh Street/Metro Center.
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Good morning, readers. Welcome to the Maven's Morning Coffee -- a listing of the important headlines, news conferences, public meetings and announcements you need to know to fuel up and tackle your day. The Maven's Morning Coffee is also available as a daily email. Click here to subscribe. Today is Friday, April 27, 2012, and here is what's happening in Los Angeles:

Headlines

Mayor's Schedule 8 a.m. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will give the keynote address at the LABC Annual Sustainability Summit. Getty Museum. 10 a.m. Mayor Villaraigosa will celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month. Council Chamber of City Hall. Noon Mayor Villaraigosa will attend the grand opening of the Expo Line. Seventh Street/Metro station. Meetings 8:30 a.m. Public Safety and Information Technology and General Services committees, City Hall, room 1010
  • Report on moving General Services officers to LAPD
  • Report on costs associated with Occupy LA
  • 10 a.m. Los Angeles City Council, City Hall, Council Chamber
  • Motion on requiring landlords to provide off-line way of paying rent
  • Recommendation to increase contribution limits in LAUSD elections
  • Recommendation to waive costs associated with grand opening of Expo Line
  • 1 p.m. Budget and Finance Committee, City Hall, Council Chamber
  • Presentation of budget for FY 2012-13
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