Afternoon Cram: A Million-Dollar Misunderstanding

Why the reward for helping to capture Christopher Dorner has not yet been handed out and everything else you need to know from today’s local news headlines

The $1M Manhunt Reward for Christopher Dorner Is Sorta Maybe Not Going To Be Handed Out
Some funders are haggling over the fine print—and the claimants of the prize.

MTV Moving the VMAs to Brooklyn
May Brooklyn’s remaining indie cred R.I.P.

Before He Goes, Mayor Villaraigosa Would Very Much Like the LA. Zoo and Convention Center to Be Privatized
City unions oppose both proposals.

Prop 8 Opponents Gathered at City Hall Last Night
The Superior Court will hear the case against California’s same-sex marriage ban starting tomorrow.

Mark Ridley Thomas Endorsed Wendy Greuel. The Sierra Club Endorsed Eric Garcetti.
Two months are left in the race.

Fired UCLA Basketball Coach Ben Howland Said Some Very Nice Things About the School and Team Today.

Coach D’Antoni Blames All The Lakers Equally For Losing to the Wizards
There’s no “Dwight Howard” in team.

Councilman Jose Huizar Isn’t Giving Up on Upgrading Pershing Square
He’s in the process of creating a special park-focused community group.

ICYMI: A Cadillac Ended Up On a Glendale Roof Over the Weekend
Amazingly, no one was hurt in the bizarre crash.

Academy Announces Dates for 2014, 2015 Oscars
If only show hosts had two years to prepare.