Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Wednesday 6.25.08

Drew Street raid in progress

A federal indictment targeting the violent Northeast Los Angeles gang will be unveiled at noon. CBS 2
Also: Preliminary injunction granted against San Fers. LAT, DN

Goldstein's blog move dissected

Matt Haber in the New York Observer writes of Patrick's Goldstein's The Big Picture column becoming a blog: "The L.A. Times has struggled with its reputation as a slowpoke in the incredibly fast Hollywood news cycle; can Patrick Goldstein make into something the industry reads?" NYO
Also: Goldstein talks to Fishbowl LA.

Assembly committee kills bill to disclose LAPD discipline

Democrats took a walk on bill opposed by the police union that would have returned to making public the results of officers' disciplinary hearings. LAT

Judge could rule on Special Order 40 suit

Plaintiffs say it handcuffs the LAPD, yet the department is in favor of the order. DN

Obama at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

About $5 million raised. LAT, AP, Variety
Also: Times Poll gives Obama 12-point lead. LAT

Villaraigosa fundraiser in S.F. tonight

The invitation-only champagne reception in the rotunda of Neiman Marcus on San Francisco's Union Square is expected to raise tens of thousands of dollars for his re-election bid next spring. "But the list of high-profile local politicos who have signed on as co-chairs of the event - namely former Mayor Willie Brown and District Attorney Kamala Harris - is raising eyebrows." San Francisco Chronicle

Fundraiser for Rep. Laura Richardson

It's being held in Washington to help retire, what else, campaign debt. AP

New UCLA medical center opens Sunday

Moving day on Sunday requires transporting patients from the old hospital across the street to the Ronald Reagan Medical Center. LAT

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