Morning Buzz: Wednesday 9.17.08

  • Tribune has no response yet to Times staffers' class-action lawsuit. LAT (The suit also made the Daily Journal front page)
  • Mayor Villaraigosa said he is satisfied by the May Day discipline recommended for LAPD officers. LAT, DN
  • Sarah Palin is helping McCain among California Republicans, but not independents, says Field Poll. Obama has 16-point lead. Bee, Chronicle
  • Email about last night: "I was at last night's Greystone Mansion Obama event although not as a guest. I got a $.99 McDonald's double cheeseburger beforehand and saved myself the 28,498.93 dollars."
  • The State Senate killed a bill that would have let the city sell AEG space on the Convention Center for large signs directed at the Santa Monica and Harbor freeways. LAT
  • Port of L.A. executive director Geraldine Knatz told the Los Angeles Current Affairs Forum that the clean trucks program will kick in on Oct. 1. Breeze
  • Carson mayor Jim Dear survived a recall election. Breeze
  • Now the ransacking of public copper includes headstones taken from an Orange County cemetery. AP

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