Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Wednesday 2.27.08

Just a quickie today.

Lopez can't get interview with the mayor

Times columnist Steve Lopez says the Villaraigosa press office won't even return his calls. By the way, on "Charlie Rose" last week, Villaraigosa assailed columnist Tim Rutten for using an ADD metaphor and said, "I think he knows my son has attention deficit disorder." Well now everyone knows, but I didn't and Rutten didn't: "Wouldn't know the mayor's son if I tripped over him," he told Lopez.. LAT

Cheating scandal at Harvard Westlake

Six sophomores were expelled and more than a dozen other students faced suspensions over the stealing of history and Spanish tests. LAT

William F. Buckley Jr. dies

The conservative movement leader and author was 82 and had emphysema. LAT

LA has a new spaying law

Under the measure that will take effect in mid-April, owners of cats and dogs will have to get their pets spayed or neutered by four months old. With exemptions and little enforcement. DN

They'll count most double bubble ballots

Based on legal opinions, the Registrar feels he can count most of the 50,000 uncounted votes. DN

TC Boyle praises Dutton's

"It was like stumbling into a Borgesian reality in which everything was made of books -- the walls, the floors, the ceilings, even the employees." LAT Op-Ed

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