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State & Link

When there's not a lot of news--and there's not--feel free to click the links on the sidebar. That's where I get stuff from when the phone lines go quiet and email dries up.

A little round the State:

"Inland Empire seniors have nation's second-worst access to public transit" now at the Times, which mostly reads just like a satire headline of a slow news day.

At IBA, a Bay Area politics blog, it turns out that Michelle Obama was at the Claremont for breakfast this morning--the Claremont, one of my favorite hotels in California--at an event catered by Alice Waters--one of my favorite chefs in California--and on the menu was "blood orange and tangerine juice, organic coffees and black tea; cherries, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries with yogurt and honey; baked farm eggs with fresh morels, asparagus vinaigrette and grilled whole wheat toast; and wild fennel biscotti, jam thumbprints and lemon verbena tisane." That doesn't sound like my favorite breakfast. Which can you name more of--more chefs or more Senators?

Superman in Sacto John Myers tweets this, very helpfully: researcher says maps = 7 competitive Asm seats, 6 Senate, 5 Congress: http://ow.ly/1tKQcR." Myers always gets optimal mileage out of 140 characters.

And if you want everyone in LA to end up looking like they dress in Tommy Hilfiger, maybe you should follow Rick Caruso too: "Fun party last night at the Pop-Up House . Great job on the collection. ." That last word's not a typo--and I guess there's no hashtag for "perpworld," which is what I instinctively see when I think of potential candidates for Mayor.