Friday desk-clearing

  • Maria Bartiromo gets face time with Sam Zell in the new Business Week, but the interview was last Friday in advance of Zell's dinner that evening with David Geffen: "I have no intention of selling the L.A. Times. Period. End of speech."
  • The Forward joins the Jewish Journal in writing today about Zell, and Brad Greenberg at the Daily News' God Blog reads them both.
  • Bill Boyarsky finds out what it's like to talk to Councilman Richard Alarcon as an ethics commissioner, not a journalist.
  • Monday Morning Media Quarterback is a new commentary site from L.A. freelance journalist Michael Goldstein.
  • Times Innovation Editor Russ Stanton guests Saturday at noon on KPFK's "Deadline L.A."
  • It's catching: the Orange County Register has launched Crime Scene, its own crime and courts blog.
  • Seven City Council members endorsed a boycott of the LAX Hilton in a labor dispute.
  • Talk show host Larry Elder and KDAY radio personalities Romeo and Dejai (Tha' GoodFellas) talk with Laurel Erickson about the Don Imus fallout on Sunday's "News Conference" on NBC4.
  • Former LAT national correspondent Sam Fulwood loses his column at the Cleveland Plain-Dealer.

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Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
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LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
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