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Morning Buzz: Friday 3.23.07

Abbreviated edition today, after the jump.

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Grazer's statement on Current he edited
"We came up with a collection of essays and art that I think readers would have found genuinely stimulating....My hope now is that we can find another way to present the results of our efforts to the audience it deserves," Grazer said in a statement. Allen Mayer of 42 West tells Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post about the LAT: "The place is a dysfunctional mess."Variety, Wash Post
Off to Washington — again
Mayor Villaraigosa will take seven aides and his police detail along on a Washington lobbying trip next week. ""Most people who travel with that much staff are addressed as Mr. President or Your Highness," said Kris Vosburgh, executive director of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. Five City Council members, some of their aides, and a whole bunch of Los Angeles officials and business people are going on the periodic Access Washington invasion of the capital. The LAUSD, for example, is taking nine staffers, including Supt. David Brewer. LAT
Skirmish over air rights
Councilwoman Jan Perry has been lobbying hard for an override of the mayor's veto of the air rights deal. Villaraigosa, who actually favors the deal, also has been lobbying against the override since he wants the power to kill or approve individual development projects. It comes to a head today in the Council. LAT
Garcetti urges boycott of LAX hotels
Daily News obtains a "letter to patrons" in which Council President Eric Garcetti tells customers to stay away from the Hilton over the living wage dispute.
Non-coverage of antiwar march
KTLA's Jeff Wald says they should have done more. Pasadena Weekly
Refuge for illegals
Our Lady Queen of Angels downtown is building living quarters for an immigrant family facing deportation. La Placita, as the church is known, "is among the first churches in the nation to pledge participation in a new sanctuary movement expected to be launched in late April as a faith-based effort to help undocumented families and to press for immigration reform." LAT

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