Morning Buzz: Friday 6.6.08

LAUSD teachers strike for an hour

Erika Schickel has a mother's point of view at Native Intelligence, plus coverage at the LAT, KPCC audio

LAPD detective wounded on the job

The 14-year veteran suffered a non-threatening gunshot wound in the leg during a drug operation in Boyle Heights about 3 pm yesterday. The suspect was killed in a gun battle with police. Eighteen hours later the LAPD news blog carries nothing on the incident. LAT

City Council takes the day off

So many members are attending the re-swearing-in of Speaker Karen Bass at Trade-Tech that it was pointless to hold the regular meeting.

L.A.'s red light cameras lose money

Not the cash machines they are in some cities. LAT

About 5,000 fans watch Lakers at Staples Center

Some Celtics fans were there too. DN

Remembering the night RFK was shot

Photographer Boris Yaro describes the Ambassador Hotel pantry scene in detail for Patt Morrison on KPCC. Audio Plus Yaro's photo of Kennedy on the ground.

It's Friday: My weekly LA Observed segment airs on KCRW at 4:44 pm and is readable (or listenable) online after that.

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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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