Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Friday 8.15.08

  • Record producer Jerry Wexler has died at age 91. NYT
  • DWP commission president Nick Patsaouras sent Mayor Villaraigosa a resignation letter, but apparently has been talked out of quitting. LAT
  • Deadbeat congresswoman Laura Richardson got her foreclosed Sacramento home back, but now it has been declared a public nuisance. LAT
  • Early sizing-up by Rick Orlov of the race for City Attorney. DN
  • An e-mailer correspondent says the Los Angeles Sentinel has taken down a puff piece from earlier this month on labor leader (now embattled) Tyrone Freeman. It does appear to be gone.
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Joe Hicks debate the realities of black-brown tension in Los Angeles. Dust-Up
  • has launched a petition asking Tribune to add board seats for representatives of the workers and the readers. TZ
  • Donald Sterling's cattle call. LA Daily

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