Zell finally talks to the Times
Michael Hiltzik interviews Tribune buyer Sam Zell at LAX, before the mogul's dinner with David Geffen. Asked what impressed him about Tribune CEO Dennis FitzSimons, Zell snapped: "Did I say that I was impressed with Dennis? I don't think I said anything about Dennis. I think I can tell you that I don't know Dennis very well, yet. I think he really wants this to succeed, and I'm hoping that the combination can achieve that." In Saturday's LAT
Blog reactions to Zell
Who earns what at CSUN
Today's Daily Sundial
at Cal State Northridge will publish the names and salaries of all employees, administrators and faculty.
Those darned Pomona College anarchists
Minutemen Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist doesn't want to speak at Pomona college because of the "anarchist mentality" — "I have no desire to speak in a place where people are going to be violent." "Just silly," says the dean of students. Daily Bulletin
Lost 'Grazergate' column has new life
Sam Hall Kaplan's piece that never ran
in the issue of Current that was commissioned by guest editor Brian Grazer runs in this week's Downtown News.
Monday politics columns
Controversy over DWP's Festival of Lights.Orlov/DN:
LAWA finalists wary about Kennard's role.
Arguing for condo conversions
Councilman Bernard Parks writes
on the LAT Op-ed page.
Westwood Federal building might be razed
FBI's plans now calls for a new tower, then demolition of the original and construction of a second. LABJ
Antonio on vacation
No public schedule for the mayor until Friday, when he will travel to Washington, D.C. for a meeting with the U.S. Olympic Committee in advance of Saturday's decision on the American bid city for the 2016 games. He also has announced plans for a trade mission
to El Salvador and Mexico May 1-9.
Attending her 50th Dodgers opener
NYT on Los Feliz: rest of the story
Guest host on KPCC
Terrence McNally sits in for Patt Morrison, who heads off to Opening Day at the stadium.
Griffith Park golf courses
Legendary golf architect George Thomas's 1923 designs for Harding and Wilson have been tinkered with too much and should be restored
to what he intended, says Geoff Shackelford.
San Pedro's eye on a pole
Esa-Pekka Salonen's plans to leave
The L.A. Philharmonic players are said to be warming to the weekend news that 26-year-old Gustavo Dudamel will take over after the 2008-09 season. LAT