Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Friday 4.4.08

MLK's last visit to Los Angeles

Less than three weeks before his assassination on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached at Holman United Methodist Church on West Adams. Reporter John Mitchell finds some worshipers who remember the day; some tape-recorded King. LAT

From Thursday
Boyarsky on City Hall ethics

Hillary tells a joke

Pellicano's gruesome offer

LANG's last good editor

LAT's hip-hop blog

Past 24 hours on LAO

New LAPD headquarters $150 million over budget

Audit by Controller Laura Chick faults the city's Bureau of Engineering for failing to provide adequate oversight and management. DN

Homicide rate slows down a bit

Chief Bratton cites increased patrols for the rising level of violence leveling off. LAT
Also: Journalists briefed on May Day plans DN

20 questions for John McCain

Rob Eshman, editor of the Jewish Journal, did the asking over the candidate's cellphone. Full transcript. Also: "I don't like Obama much," writes Gina Nahai.

Ben-Gay caused evacuation of Canoga Park High

Two people suffered allergic reactions to the strong odor. LAT

Politics wayback machine

Levine vs. Pavley reminds City Elf of the battle between Wally Knox and Sheila Kuehl for the Tom Hayden seat.

Where have all the film critics gone?

Critics Henry Sheehan, Jean Oppenheimer and Claudia Puig discuss the gradual vanishing of print film critics with Larry Mantle on Airtalk, 11 am on KPCC.

LA Observed on KCRW

I'm on for my regular weekly segment at 4:44 pm.

Sewer book featured on "Off-Ramp"

This Saturday's show (KPCC, noon) includes a segment on "Brown Acres: An Intimate History of the Los Angeles Sewers" by Anna Sklar.

Class gesture

Kings broadcaster Bob Miller spent several hours at the farewell lunch for bought-out Daily News sports staffer Matt McHale. DN/Inside the Kings

Managing editor needed

Brentwood Media Group will pay $3500 a month plus benefits "for the person who truly can do it all" running the six small monthly community news magazines on the Westside. Craigslist

Photo show

Author and photographer Tom Zimmerman is also a photography teacher at Marymount High School and on Saturday an exhibit of work by his professional alumnae opens at The Thought Gallery in Hollywood. They're calling it the Marymount All-Girl Photographers Team.

Good line

In its guidance for potential viewers at the end of today's Manohla Dargis review of the R-rated "Sex and Death 101," the New York Times cautions the many naked breasts may disturb certain men and hungry babies.

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