Yagman dances, sentencing delayed
Civil rights lawyer Stephen Yagman talked so long at Monday's sentencing hearing that it won't be until today that he finds out how long he is going to federal prison for bankruptcy fraud, tax evasion and money laundering. The hearing began Friday but was continued over the weekend. LAT, DN
Times does the Readers' Rep blog thing
As promised a few months ago, the L.A. Times has launched Readers' Representative Journal, a blog where some complaint letters to the paper are published and answered and staffers are asked about stories they covered. News release at Romenesko.
Add to the Finke flurry
Bloomberg News also carried a story yesterday on the rising profile of Hollywood journo Nikki Finke, by Andy Fixmer and Michael Janofsky.
Sacramento gay killing
Christopher Lisotta has a story in The Advocate on the killing of a gay man there in a clash with Russian emigres. "There are forces, definitely radical forces, that are trying to exploit Slavic immigrants to attack gays and lesbians,” says former assemblyman Dennis Mangers, now an activist in the local gay community.
Daily laughs from Tony Peyser
The cartoonist for the LAT's former Laugh Lines humor page has launched Early Morning Jokes at BuzzFlash.com.
May as well get married at the restaurant
Tony Gower and Elizabeth Peterson, two of the owners of Downtown hotspots Royal Claytons and Bordello, were married at the former in a private ceremony a week ago.
The Getty Center turns ten years old in December.
Carol Baker Tharp obits
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