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Morning Buzz: Monday 9.11.06

Creationist brain cramps
DNA testing links the Chumash people of Malibu north to remains in Alaska and South America, strongly suggesting migration from Asia more than 10,000 years ago.
Too many turns
Several competitors in Sunday's Los Angeles Triathlon were disqualfiied for going off the course after becoming confused.
AFTER THE JUMP: A party for Cathy Seipp, dinner with James Ellroy, musicians on the Harbor Freeway and 9/11 commemorations, plus more on a light Monday.
'Stop playing games'
A note fished out of the trash, written by mayoral aide Jim Bickart, told commissioner Kathy Riordan to decline election to a new term as president of the Animal Services commission.
Seipp roast
Friends of political columnist and blogger Cathy Seipp feted her last night at the Figueroa Hotel downtown. Here's her report.
Dinner with James Ellroy
The Black Dahlia writer and Bruce Wagner take a New York Times reporter to the Pacific Dining Car.
New column in Downtown News
Howard Leff will write semi-regularly.
Twitchell's musicians come into view again
As we reported back in August, crews removed the eucalyptus foliage blocking artist Kent Twitchell's murals on the Harbor Freeway downtown.
Galco Soda Pop Shop gets ink
The Highland Park store known for its exotic soft drinks is featured in the Sunday New York Times.
Sweet Charity closing
The Silver Lake boutique that donated part of its sales to good causes is shutting its doors.
Mayor and 9/11
Mayor Villaraigosa will deliver remarks at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 1700 Stadium way at 10 am, at the "Spirit of Los Angeles" commemoration at The Grove at 1 pm and at the Museum of Tolerance's "They Are Not Forgotten" Memorial and Candle Light Vigil at 6:45 pm. All the radio talk shows have 9/11 themes planned.
Around LA Observed
Earlier at News & Chatter
New on the blogs
creditLA Biz Observed: Weekend headlines
Native Intelligence: Bob Baker asks, 'What's beyond madness?'
SoCal Sports Observed: Times prep football blog, and a Daily News reporter loses the fight against jet lag.
Here in Malibu: Poker face
Our contributors
Kevin Roderick participates in a panel discussion on the news media airing at 1:30 pm and 8 pm on CityView-35, on cable systems in the city of Los Angeles. Ethics commissioner Bill Boyarsky, KCAL-9 anchor Pat Harvey and columnist Jill Stewart are on the panel. Dave Bryan of KCAL-9 moderates.

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