Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.11.07

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Board of Ed changes mind on Green Dot charters
Schools near Locke High that were rejected now may be invited in after a contentious meeting. LAT, DN
Mailers in Valley board race
Incumbent Jon Lauritzen and challenger Tamar Galatzan are going for the jugular, the Daily News reports.
Dodgers insist parking mess will improve
"Opening day is always a pain in the neck," says VP Camille Johnston. LAT But Matt Welch argues at the LAT opinion website that "baseball fans already knew how to park at Dodger Stadium." And T.J. Simers finds it was worse for stadium employees.
Special Order 40 challenges
More pressure on the LAPD policy not to ask crime victims and suspects about their immigration status. LAT
Case of the missing LAPD discipline
Inspector General wants to know why findings of misconduct were left off an officer's record. LAT
And LAPD detective arrested
The department says Gil Barrow was moonlighting as a security guard while on disability leave. DN
Recall Jack Weiss?
Curbed LA features the website devoted to getting rid of the Westside-Sherman Oaks councilman.
Joining the Martin Schall bandwagon
The Times discovers the German photographer behind and features him in Column One. Martin's most recent trip over sure was fruitful media-wise.
Journo of distinction
Andy Fixmer of the Bloomberg News bureau in Los Angeles was named one of the NewsBios 30 Under 30 awardees for being an up-and-coming business journalist.
Weinraub unhappy
Ex-NYT correspondent Bernard Weinraub complains that his former paper panned his new play: "unprofessional and unworthy of The New York Times." Gawker has some fun with the whole thing and with Nikki Finke's defense of her friend's honor.
Mex 2 the Max
Lines form early when the show tapes in West L.A. DN

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