Item #1: The Tribune Company has finally decided the time is right to sell off Chicago's corporate jet. No details were divulged on what the plane was worth or what becomes of the three pilots.
Item #2: At the Tribune outpost in Los Angeles, the memo went out Thursday about turning off more lights in the Calendar section:
From: Stern, Sherry
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 4:02 PM
hi all. they're going to start turning the lights on and off in each area to conserve energy. I'm trying to get a handle on the many hours that Calendar writers are here.
if you start really early, stay really late or work on weekends, can you let me know those hours so I can make sure we're covered?
(and don't worry, there will be a switch to turn on the lights if you come in here when the lights are off.)