Paparazzo attacked by Malibu surfers
On the water front
The DWP at 10:30 am will unveil a new use for recycled sewage water in the Valley, the Daily News refers to its previous "toilet-to-tap" slogan as dubiously dubbed, L.A. Sniper gives David Nahai a deadline to turn over his water bills or face a lawsuit, and Los Angeles magazine has posted my politics story about Nahai.
Villaraigosa to perform gay marriage
The mayor will officiate this afternoon at the City Hall ceremony of movie producer Bruce Cohen and art consultant Gabriel Catone.
Key line missing from LAT's Kozinski story
Patterico says the story that broke the news on Judge Alex Kozinski's web stash of images and jokes no longer contains the statement that the material includes "themes of defecation and urination." The line is gone without explanation, Patterico says, but he makes the case that it never belonged there to begin with. Patterico
Steve Lopez on Zell
I'm hoping to get video or audio of Times columnist Steve Lopez blasting Sam Zell at the Press Club awards on Saturday night, but Alan Mittelstaedt picks up a snippet that includes the f-word. Mittelstaedt, still filling in at Witness L.A., also predicts in the post that Zell will finish the job of emasculating the Times "and avoid jail time by copping an insanity plea," the Daily News continues to sink, CityBeat closes in six months and Ron Kaye's blog sputters out around the filing deadline for next year's city elections. Also, advice for the Times and more details on Jamiel Shaw coverage. Witness LA
Steve Lopez 'angry' about Villaraigosa trip
When a newspaper columnist claims to be angry, you never know how real it is. Decide for yourself. LAT
No national template, Abrams says
The Zell newspapers will likely share elements of the new Orlando redesign, but each paper will do its own thing, the Tribune innovation chief says. WSJ
Somebody likes the Los Angeles contest
AP entertainment coverage
Here's blog coverage of a meeting in Los Angeles to introduce Associated Press' new ramped-up entertainment reporting. Mayo PR
Books by L.A. journalists
Edward Humes, author of "Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed The American Dream," was on CBS Sunday Morning talking about the anniversary of the G.I. Bill. The L.A. Times' Sunday Book Review led with "Claim of Privilege: A Mysterious Plane Crash, a Landmark Supreme Court Case, and the Rise of State Secrets," by Barry Siegel, the former Times writer who runs the literary journalism program at UC Irvine. The LAT also wrote about "Master of the Mysteries," a biography of occult scholar Manly Palmer Hall by Times staff writer Louis Sahagun.