Lost days. The passage of Proposition 30 is undeniably good news for LAUSD, but it’s already sparked a dispute about how the additional funding should be used. Deasy says the district could salvage some of the five days of instruction lost this year because of earlier budget cuts. But members of the teachers union want all of those days restored, in addition to five other paid days they gave up to help close the district’s budget deficit. L.A. Daily News

Official recognition. The L.A. City Council has signed off on a plan to sell official ID cards that could be used by undocumented immigrants. Backers say the IDs will allow up to 400,000 people to check out library books, open bank accounts and conduct other official business. Critics call it another example of L.A.’s go-easy approach to illegal immigrants. L.A. Times

Strength in numbers. Democratic leaders in both chambers of the state Legislature say they’ve reached two-thirds supermajorities. Democrats picked up two seats in the Assembly and three in the state Senate. That means they can override Republican objections to tax increases, or anything else for that matter. Senate Majority Leader Darrell Steinberg says Democrats are more interested in tax reform than tax hikes. Sacramento Bee

No concession. Palm Springs Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack is not ready to give up her seat. Bono Mack, a Republican, was apparently upset Tuesday by emergency room doctor and political newcomer Raul Ruiz in the 36th Congressional District. But Bono Mack says she won’t concede to the Democrat until all the votes are counted. Election officials haven’t said how many ballots are still out there. L.A. Times

Nail biters. All told, there are seven Congressional races in the country still considered too close to call – and two of them are here in California. In Carlsbad, Republican incumbent Brian Billbrae is in a neck-and-neck contest with Democrat Scott Peters. Up north, Rep. Dan Lungren, a Republican and former California Attorney General, trails Democrat Ami Bera by around 200 votes. The Hill

Striking back. Defense attorneys are preparing documents to seek reduced terms for prisoners sentenced under California’s Three Strikes Law. The L.A. Times reports the passage of Proposition 36 this week could prompt lawyers to seek resentencing for more than three-thousand prisoners. The initiative passed with almost 70 percent of the vote. The Times reports it could as long as two years to get through all of the cases that need to be reviewed. L.A. Times

Long Beach raids. The California Franchise Tax Board joined with the Long Beach Police Department and the L.A, County District Attorney in raids on medical marijuana dispensaries. Seven Long Beach shops have been shut down in the past week, with 15 people arrested. The city is trying to convince other dispensaries to close on their own. Long Beach Press Telegram

‘Twilight’ all night. Fans of the “Twilight” film series are expected to set up camp at L.A. Live today in hopes of catching a glimpse of the stars at MONDAY’s premiere of the final installment of the blockbuster franchise. The film’s producers plan to hold several events for the campers over the next few days. KCBS

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