Morning Buzz: Wednesday 10.31.07

Three's a crowd

Headline on the Daily News website says "Orange County Sheriff Carona, his wife, and alleged mistress expected to surrender in federal corruption case." The OC Weekly's R. Scott Moxley says "I told you so.

Police commissioners want faster May 1 discipline

The LAPD won't finish its report on even the most egregious cases of officers hitting journalists and civilians until December, but commissioner Shelly Freeman says "some of them strike me as no-brainers." She means the cases, not the officers. LAT, DN

About that DWP break for the Valley

Maybe we could balance things out a little by charging Valley residents more for Laker tickets, Steve Lopez suggests. LAT

Garcetti appoints to Ethics Commission

Council President Eric Garcetti fills his designated seat on the city ethics panel with Michael Camuñez, a business litigator and partner in the Los Angeles office of O'Melveny and Myers.

Gridskipper anoints L.A.'s best grilled cheese

Hard to tell if they list them in order, but if meant to, the top sandwich is at 101 Cafe. Ahead of Campanile and Hatfield's — hmm.

Food blogging

The Times Food sections seems a bit obsessed with blogs. But then, nothing gets their attention like writing about them. Today, Regina Schrambling writes that paying someone to teach you how to blog is the same as "charging for something so free and easy...like paying a restaurant for tap water plus a lesson in how to get it from glass to mouth." LAT

Hot and cold on Nokia Theatre

An LA Observed reader who saw the Eagles said it was frrrreezing in the loge seats (some people were buying expensive sweatshirts to get through the show), and she was told that on another night the upstairs seats were sweltering.

Sugerman throws in with Hill & Knowlton

Former City Hall (and Fleishman Hillard) hand Steve Sugerman has affiliated his Westwood PR firm with giant Hill & Knowlton. The strategic alliance, as they call it, was announced jointly by Sugerman and Hope Boonshaft of H&K.

New blog for 'thoughtful law enforcement pros'

Liberal Pig is by Julius Wachtel, a retired ATF agent who teaches at Cal State Fullerton.


More by Kevin Roderick:
Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
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