Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Wednesday 9.24.08

  • A judge ordered the Register not to publish stories or testimony about a class-action suit by the newspaper's delivery workers, and fined the Register $23,000 for destroying evidence. Register
  • The state budget that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Tuesday "all but guarantees that he, the Legislature and the next governor will be struggling with budget shortfalls for many years to come." Dan Weintraub
  • An audit by Controller Laura Chick says the Port of Los Angeles does not provide sufficient oversight of its multimillion-dollar contracts. Breeze
  • Tim Rutten argues that the latest O.J. Simpson trial, in Las Vegas, is bringing out the worst of the media — again. LAT Op-Ed
  • Congressional negotiators agreed to order positive train control technology be added to trains nationwide and set down new rules for engineer workload. LAT, AP
  • City workers are now getting parking tickets in the Van Nuys civic center. DN
  • KCRW intends to air live all three scheduled presidential debates (Friday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 15) and the VP candidates debate on Oct. 2.
    And: KPCC's Kitty Felde moderates a form on the campaigns and the media at the Press Club on Thursday night at 7 pm. Panelists include Ted Johnson, Andrew Breitbart and Bill Welch.
  • P.J. Corkery, a former assistant editor at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died at Stanford at age 61. SF Gate
  • Retired Superior Court judge Julius M. Title died at age 93. LAT

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