Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Friday 8.1.08

  • Today's Wall Street Journal has a front-page story on Angelenos who commute to work via bicycle. WSJ
  • Mayor Villaraigosa has raised more than $1.6 million for next year's reelection campaign. LAT, DN
  • It's the season for silly stunts at City Hall, say Kerry Cavanaugh and Rick Orlov. DN
  • Mayor Villaraigosa told the harbor commission to cut back on its plans to hire two outside PR firms. DN
  • The LAUSD board voted to put a $7 billion construction bond, its largest ever, on the November ballot. LAT, DN
  • Westside home invasion robber strikes again, this time on Westwood Blvd. south of Pico. NBC 4
  • DEA agents raided a Culver City pot dispensary. LAT
  • Did a prison inmate receive threats in prison from Suge Knight, carried via Times reporter Chuck Philips? LAT, Patterico
  • Gene Evans, designer of the Hollywood Bowl fireworks shows for 39 years, died at age 70. LAT

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