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Morning Buzz: Wednesday 7.25.07

Brynn Cameron versus Matt Leinart, that Spanish burglar goes down, and the names of the LAT managing editor candidates. Plus more inside.

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Brynn Cameron v. Matt Leinart
The once happy couple is locked in a legal fight over how much support Leinart should pay for their child together. The Ventura County Star told her side, TMZ takes the former USC quarterback's side, and Daily News blogger Scott Wolf surveys the scene from above.
Burglar convicted
Roberto Caveda, the Spaniard who has taken as much as $15 million in loot, appears headed to prison. DN
Guess what didn't happen
The judge did not dismiss the murder charge against Phil Spector as the defense asked, following the prosecution's case. LAT
Reward offered for UCLA firebomb
The city of Los Angeles, UCLA, the FBI and ATF offered $110,000 for information on the attempted firebombing at a UCLA professor's home. The Animal Liberation Brigade claimed credit. LAT
Seven candidates didn't get the ME job
The Times story on new managing editors John Arthur and John Montorio gives the number but not the names. Newsroom sources say they included Leo Wolinsky, Janet Clayton, Marjorie Miller, Marc Duvoisin, Scott Kraft and possibly Russ Stanton.
Golden State collection goes to auction
The historic archive of African American art compiled over several decades by Golden Stats Mutual Life Insurance Company will begin to be sold at a New York gallery. KPCC
Noted
Reaction to Patrick Goldstein column
Comment on yesterday's LA Observed scoop about that killed Times column: Phil Gallo at Variety.
Top radio station still 101.9
Spanish-language stations grab four of the top seven spots in Arbitron ratings for the L.A. area. KIIS-FM was number two. LAT
Stowaway raccoon trapped and killed on Catalina
They are a threat to island foxes. Breeze
'Westsider' the film
It's a Super-8 short "about an energetic and ambitious young man in his early twenties who has just received his Masters in Architecture" and who loses his job because of his Westside chauvinism.
New Daily News blog
The Bargain Hunter by Julia Scott is all about "how to save a buck in the Valley."

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