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Morning Buzz: Tuesday 6.12.07

Whole bunch of good stuff, hidden after the jump.

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Mark Lacter link
Gehry could be leaving Grand Avenue team
Christopher Hawthorne feels the design of the towers that will dominate the Grand Avenue project is improved, but he says Frank Gehry is pulling away after clashing "repeatedly and sometimes bitterly with the developer, New York's Related Cos." LAT
What's with Delgadillo's Yukon?
City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo could not produce a report that would say who was driving his city-owned Yukon SUV when it incurred $2,000 in damage in 2004. The Times clearly suspects that his wife Michelle was driving or involved. The paper reported over the weekend that Michelle Delgadillo was cited in 2005 while driving on a suspended license, and the Yukon was turned in for repairs a week after her suspension took effect. LAT
Jack Weiss' recall response
Councilman's formal response blames disgruntled homeowners near Century City and is signed by Mayor Villaraigosa, former Mayor Richard Riordan, firefighters union president Steve Tufts, LAPPL president Bob Baker and Martha Swiller, former executive director of the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project and wife of Villaraigosa adviser Ari Swiller. LAT
Recall move against Baca
Andrew Ahlering, a fringe candidate for the Board of Supervisors last year who spent 23 days in jail after being accused of disrupting a Supes meeting — and who tried to auction a date with himself on eBay — has managed to get on CNN with his petition against Sheriff Lee Baca. The Times says Ahlering pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor and was placed on probation and ordered to stay away from board meetings. LAT, DN
Long Beach cop under investigation for sex
With a 17-year-old Explorer volunteer. P-T
Richardson here again
Presidential candidate Bill Richardson talked light rail and film production in West Hollywood at "what seemed like his umpteenth visit to the state." Variety
DN publisher gets another title
Ed Moss will also be president and CEO of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, as was his predecessor. DN
Female journalists pick top 100 movies
Frida and Norma Rae are on the list to be unveiled this afternoon, but weren't on AFI's list of all-time best films. Anne Thompson
TVNewser gets a real job
Brian Stelter, the kid who started the successful TVNewser site, will cover media for the New York Times and blog about it. Romenesko
In defense of the fireplace
LA Observed contributor Erika Schickel argues on the LAT Op-Ed page against regulation of wood-burning fireplaces in L.A.

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