Riordan Endorses Beutner for Mayor…Beutner Who?

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Former LA Mayor Richard Riordan has endorsed Austin Beutner, former aide to Mayor Villagraigosa, to succeed Villaraigosa in 2013. Will that scare off a crowd of better-known hopefuls? What does it reveal about who runs the city? Also, what does President Obama's visit to Silicon Valley say about the role of the Internet in political campaigning nationwide? Plus, Major League Baseball takes over the finances of the LA Dodgers. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, food safety and antibiotics for healthy farm animals.

Banner image: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (C) and First Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner during an event announcing naming rights for the new football stadium Farmers Field at LA Convention Center on February 1, 2011. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images