Morning Buzz: Tuesday, 9.12.06

Dalai Lama in Pasadena
He's teaching Tibetans and Mongolians at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and nearby Westin.
Fire near I-5
Smoke and flames from the Day fire has been disrupting traffic near Castaic. NBC4, LAT
Hathout hearing
Supporters of an L.A. County humanitarian award for Maher Hathout, chairman of the Islamic Center of Southern California, outnumbered opponents by about 2 to 1 at a well-attended public hearing yesterday. Supporters say he promotes moderation, while critics say he has called Israel an apartheid state. LAT, KPCC
AFTER THE JUMP: Behind the scenes of the Schwarzenegger tape, an Arnold op-ed, Measure R in court again, bloggers get fashionable and more. Come on inside for the full Morning Buzz.
Schwarzenegger tape
Bill Bradley reports at New West Notes that the audio clip of Gov. Schwarzenegger that made the news last week was downloaded from the state's computer system by the Angelides campaign and given to the L.A. Times. The California Highway Patrol is investigating to determine if security was breached.
He writes op-eds too
Well, someone wrote it. But Gov. Schwarzenegger's name is on a piece about immigration in today's LAT>
Measure R back in court
This time it's over the order requiring the language read that the ballot measure would lengthen term limits.
Mayor out of town
Villaraigosa is in Washington DC for meetings with Democratic leaders and the Secretary of Education.
Breaking into fashion
More than 40 bloggers are credentialed to cover the New York fashion week shows, among them Go Fug Yourself and Perez Hilton. One of the ways the organizers weeded them out: if the bloggers' own photo is on the site, they were left off the list.
Debating Wikipedia
Founder Jimmy Wales matches up with an editor of Encyclopedia Britannica in a free piece in the Wall Street Journal.
Football beats 9/11
Ratings for NBC's Sunday night football game easily bettered ABC's docudrama.
Parsing terror coverage
The blog Dick Destiny says all newspapers, but especially the LAT, default to "we're vulnerable" alarmism.
'Paint it Black'
Janet Fitch's second novel, about a 20-year-old runaway who gets by on the streets of Los Angeles as a nude model and low-budget actress, is reviewed in the Washington Post.
Around LA Observed
Earlier at News & Chatter
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Chicken Corner: Designers Louis Montoya and Laurent Turin
Here in Malibu: Gore Vidal comes for a chat
The Valley Observed: Lakeside sued for being men only
News of our contributors
Mark Lacter's business report airs every Tuesday on KPCC, 89.3 FM.

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