Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 8.12.08

  • The city Ethics Commission votes today on whether to fine Councilman Jose Huizar $15,000 for violations including the use of office-holder funds to investigate David Tokofsky, then a school board member. "There's a lot of creepiness to this," Tokofsky says. LAT
  • If all the sales tax measures being proposed pass, the tax on purchases in South Gate, Pico Rivera and Maywood would reach 10.75%. Opinion L.A.
  • Gov. Schwarzenegger sued state Controller John Chiang for refusing to implement the governor's cuts in state salaries. LAT, AP
  • How well do black leaders serve South Los Angeles? Joe Hicks and Earl Ofari Hutchinson debate all week. Dust-Up
  • Los Angeles taxicab fares are rising 10%. DN
  • Press-Telegram reporter Joe Stevens leaves journalism to teach. Stress-Telegram
  • I'm helping edit UCLA's Olympics blog, with insider posts from local athletes, alumni and soccer coach Jillian Ellis at the games. Unfortunately, there's been lots of coverage of the killing of former Bruin Olympian Wiz Bachman's father. Bruins in Beijing

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