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Morning Buzz: Monday 5.14.07

Today's first draft on the news is below the jump. For the review-minded, here are links to last week's entire run of News & Chatter posts and LA Biz Observed posts.

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Mark Lacter link
Bass ackwards?
NBC will air new episodes of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" on USA cable and the repeats on NBC. Rest of the schedule is announced.
Hahn wants it known
Former mayor Jim Hahn complained to the Daily News that he wasn't "missing in action" after 9/11, but had been at the White House for a meeting that day and got back to Los Angeles on the 13th. Also, Delgadillo fundraiser Alice Borden has signed to work for DA Steve Cooley through next year's election. Orlov column
Flash and Cash
The Daily News has a new series and multimedia spot on the website looking at organized crime in the Valley. DN
To seed or not to seed
That is the question regarding restoration of Griffith Park's burned areas. Scientists urge deliberation about all the possible effects of introducing species, but Councilman Tom LaBonge says: "I'm not afraid of nonnatives. Los Angeles is a nonnative city." LAT
Add in the 37th
Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and Signal Hill Councilman Ed Wilson, the first black mayor of that city, say they are running for the open seat vacated by the death of Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald.
Catalina partially open to visitors
Avalon yes, Two Harbors no. Gary Warner blogs about the island's fire aftermath at the OC Register.
Q-A with FSN
Randy Freer, president of Fox Sports Regional Networks, speaks with Anne Riley-Katz in the L.A. Business Journal.
Ducks win, even the series
Anaheim and Detroit could prove to be the best, most intense series of the entire NHL playoffs. Winner plays for the Stanley Cup.
George Kiseda, sports writer was 80
They teach his early work at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where an acting deans says "He's the model of what every sportswriter should be." Kiseda finished his career as a copy editor on the LAT sports desk. Longer than usual (for a former staffer) obit in the Times.
BrooWaha spreading
The online "newspaper" is now in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, and Miami.
Former Daily News report Brad Greenberg — and his God Blog — are now in residence at the Jewish Journal.
Christine Daniels in Newsweek
The Times sports writer is on the interview circuit now, tells the magazine's website that she resisted announcing her transformation in the paper and almost quit. 'Botox treatment' gets comments
Executive editor Meredith Artley explains some recent tweaks to the front page look, and how the fires were covered, in a new blog called Evolution of a Website. The LAT blogroll now lists 24 blogs, not including the Breaking News blog where last week's fires were covered.
Still learning
The La Brea Tar Pits bubble because bacteria in the goo are consuming small amounts of the asphalt and releasing waste methane, researchers say. And now you know that. LAT

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