Afternoon Cram: Obama’s Staying Out of L.A. Politics

The president will not be supporting Garcetti or Greuel and everything else you need to know from today’s local news headlines

President Obama Will Not Be Endorsing An L.A. Candidate For Mayor
His spokesman says it’s because both Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are Democrats.

Steve Alford Is The New Ben Howland [NBCLA]
Andy Enfield Is The New Kevin O’Neill
New men’s basketball coaches all around town.

 Police Are Cracking Down on Texting Drivers
Tomorrow is a “zero tolerance” day, so don’t expect to a warning.

A 25-Year-Old San Diego Man Died While Having His Wisdom Teeth Pulled
Family suspects he was overmedicated; an autopsy is pending.

Law School Grads Are Suing Law Schools Because There Aren’t A Lot Of Law Jobs Available
This probably isn’t what professors had in mind when they encouraged students to put their expensive educations to use.

Parts of Los Feliz Boulevard Is Now a Construction Zone
One lane is going away while street infrastructure is upgraded.

Jury Selection Begins in Wrongful Death Suit Against AEG
Katherine Jackson is suing over Michael Jackson’s death.

Fight at Twin Towers Jail Lands Four Inmates In the Hospital
Sixty-two people were involved in the 1-minute brawl.

The Dodger Shuttle Bus Signs on For Two More Years Of Service
You can ride from Union Station to Dodgers Stadium through at least 2014.