Fighting in the hills of Northeast Los Angeles...Bratton's Oscar party of choice...the Times trims stock tables...Kitty Felde makes an appearance while Rose Apodaca leaves and Derek Lowe's wife says hold on buster—those items plus a ban on perfume at Channel 2 and a modest plan to turn Broadway over to Rick Caruso. Details and more after you turn the page.
Tuesday extra: Walking in Los Angeles, in its fifth year of chronicling L.A. on foot, spent Sunday in Lincoln Heights. The photo above is of Lincoln Park. Here's also a website on the history of Lincoln Heights...Semi-related, the Echo Park Historical Society will give a walking tour of Echo Park Lake and the adjacent historic neighborhood on Saturday. Tours leave from the Echo Park boathouse at 10 am.
Photo: Walking in Los Angeles
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The Times has a piece on the clash among developers, politicians and residents for the soul of Northeast L.A.'s hills
Chief Bratton attended the Vanity Fair party after the Oscars—the same party that actress Sean Young was ejected from
for not being invited.
Jumping on a trend at other papers, the Times next week will cut
its daily stock tables to one page and add some new columns.
Rose Apodaca, called by LA.com's ClothesHoarse
blog "one of LA’s most powerful fashion editrixes," is leaving her spot as West Coast bureau chief of Women's Wear Daily. She's planning to work with her boyfriend on a new Silver Lake store, A+R.
Kitty Felde will make her next public appearance—the first since losing
her KPCC show—as a panelist at Wednesday night's performance of What's My Line
at the Acme Comedy Theatre on La Brea. J. Keith Van Straaten hosts the weekly performances, where mystery guests in 2006 have included Michael and Kitty Dukakis, Elliott Gould, Gray Davis and Shelley Berman.
Derek Lowe's wife, Trinka, complained to Ron Fineman.com
about the recent Bill Plaschke LAT column
delving into the Dodger pitcher's marital issues: "I feel like if he is going to talk about my pending divorce, and use my name, then he should call me and ask if it's true or get my comment on it at least." Fineman also prints a memo from CBS2-KCAL9 boss Nancy Bauer Gonzales banning perfume and cologne in the newsroom. One staffer tells him: "I know that some people in makeup are happy about it, since people like Jim Hill and Paul Magers wear a lot and it makes them sick."
The Travels West blog has a proposal for redeveloping Broadway downtown: turn the street over
to Rick Caruso, developer of The Grove.
Inside the home
of Roland Hill, architect of Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The blog Tabloid Baby
says the hearsay at a recent boat show in Long Beach is that Patrick McDermott, the missing so-called boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John, has been spotted alive.
San Pedro feels shafted
Tom Johnson and Dennis McDougal talk about Otis Chandler with host Ruth Seymour on "The Politics of Culture" at 2:30 pm on KCRW. Here's also a link to the Chandler obit in The Economist