A big Hollywood fund-raiser for Jerry Brown is planned for Oct. 14, but the money is rolling in well before that. According to state campaign finance records, recent donors include Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito, Barbra Streisand ($5,000), Ari Emanuel ($20,900), Bob Daly ($25,000), Norman Lear ($10,000), Tom Ford ($25,000), Rob Reiner ($1,800), Stacey Snider ($10,000) and Max Mutchnick ($12,500). Whitman has picked up support from nightclub magnate Sam Nazarian ($1,000) and former AOL CEO Bob Pittman ($10,000).
Stumping for Angle: Sharron Angle is raising money in Los Angeles on Friday for her Senate bid in Nevada, and Dennis Miller will headline a fund-raiser for her on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Wednesday Itinerary: Jack Black, Ben McKenzie, Malcolm Jamal Warner and Taylor Dane will be at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for “Education, Creativity and California’s Future,” a forum on the plight of arts education in the state’s public schools. Also scheduled to be there are Larry Aceves and Tom Torlakson, two candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction. The event is presented by the California Alliance for Arts Education and the Los Angeles Music Center.
And…the Politics of Food: CNN and Foursquare are teaming in a campaign to promote
healthy eating, where users can check in at their local farmers’ market to get “healthy eater” badges.