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Morning Buzz: Election Day '06

Patt and Jill
Jill Stewart, who doesn't actually take over at the LA Weekly until next Monday, will talk about her new gig and changes at the paper on KPCC's "Patt Morrison" at about 2:20 pm.
Delis out, French Dip in
For their morning L.A. photo op, Phil Angelides and Antonio Villaraigosa won't trod hoary ground at Canter's or even Art's. They're scheduled to roust the diners at Philippe at 7:45 am.
Party, party, party
Dems at the Biltmore, Reeps at the Beverly Hilton, Yes on Prop. 87 at the Beverly Wilshire.
Money, money, money
Mayors Villaraigosa and Riordan jointly sign an op-ed column in the Daily News urging passage of the state infrastructure bonds.
AFTER THE JUMP: Some politics, some media, some book news. You know, the usual — all tucked away out of sight until needed.
Politics of King/Drew
Schisms between South L.A's black congresswomen and years of neglect have hurt the hospital, the Times reports. The Board of Supes plan to merge the hospital with Harbor-UCLA sailed through yesterday.
Filing begins for school board
Incumbents David Tokofsky and Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte filed and may have Villaraigosa-backed opposition. In the Valley, the wife of VICA president Brendan Huffman filed to run. Times
Valley's demographic profile
Early data from the feds isn't so complete or revealing.
Laura Chick event postponed
The city controller's Nov. 9 appearance at Town Hall Los Angeles is off due to a scheduling conflict.
Opinion blog
Tim Cavanaugh, former editor at and Reason, takes over as web editor of the Los Angeles Times opinion department.
Stromme sells a book
Elizabeth Stromme, who wrote the Echo Park novel Joe's Word and the Underground Gardener column for the L.A. Alternative Press, has optioned her forthcoming novel Plunder in the Grass: A Botanical Garden at Work to filmmakers Scott McGehee and David Siegel. Stromme's website.
Magic Johnson's big news
It was 15 years ago today that the Laker star announced he had HIV and retired (temporarily) from the NBA.

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