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Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.18.07

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State of the City speech
LA Cityview Channel 35 will cover Mayor Villaraigosa's 5 pm speech live from East Valley Senior High School in North Hollywood. A new gang strategy is what the mayor's office hopes will be the lead.
NYT covers new Cultural Affairs head
Olga Garay merits a staff story. Here was the original announcement on her Monday.
Schools decision analyzed
WitnessLA, LAT take a look.
Dodgers looking at opening Scott Avenue gate
Closed eleven years, the Echo Park isn't too happy about the plans. Chicken Corner covers here and here, LAT
Galaxy butting heads with star
The Galaxy have made an offer to French soccer star Zidane, but they are still negotiating. He's the guy who was goaded into delivering the infamous head butt at a crucial moment during World Cup play. DN
RINO changes his stripe
Famously anti-war (Vietnam War) Republican Pete McCloskey is finally a Democrat.
Education debate on Life & Times
A.J. Duffy, the head of United Teachers of Los Angeles, goes head to head with education reform advocate David Abel on the Kitchen Table segment on KCET at 7 pm.
Getty acquires Pierre Koenig archive
More than 3,000 of the architect's drawings, models, photographs, slides and other documents will reside at the Special Collections of the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute.
Gold gets respect
The Village Voice Media website finally added a mention of Jonathan Gold's Pulitzer Prize. Gold guests on Saturday's "Off-Ramp" on KPCC.
Add new voices at KCRW
Cheryl Glaser, formerly at Classical Public Radio Network and "Marketplace," now does the news in the morning.

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