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Morning Buzz: Wednesday 5.30.07

Today's Buzz lurks below the fold — just click the link to get there. There are also some new letters at We Get Email.

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Mark Lacter link
Antonio and Hillary to make it official
Mayor Villaraigosa will endorse Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid today at UCLA. Campaign consultant Ace Smith and Speaker Fabian Nez were already on Team Clinton. LAT, DN, DN blog, Joe Scott
Bratton report on May 1 melee satisfies few
Maybe the Police Protective League is happy since it blames commanders and names no culpable officers, but the city council and LAPD critics are skeptical. LAT, DN
Crackdown on soused starlets
The ABC is supposedly coming down on Hollywood clubs that admit and serve underage partiers such as Lindsay Lohan. LAT
Marcus Allen leaves Villaraigosa staff
The deputy mayor in charge of getting things done will go to work for City Hall lobbyist Arnie Berghoff. DN blog
Who's in town for fundraisers
Ted Johnson keeps tabs on Clinton, Obama, Richardson et al. Wilshire & Washington
Jerry Buss popped on DUI
The Lakers owner was "relatively cooperative," say Carlsbad police. The 23-year-old New York woman in his car was not arrested. LAT
Sipchen official at Sierra Club
As reported last week, former LAT columnist Bob Sipchen is joining the Sierra Club — as Editor in Chief of Sierra magazine and Deputy National Communications Director. The press release went out yesterday.
Unusually clueless
A right-wing liberal bias buster claims that Gustavo Arellano's book was destined for a positive review in the LAT because he's a contributing editor — and overlooks the evidence that would suggest otherwise.

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