Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Thursday 10.9.08

  • Army Corps of Engineers suspends a staffer who floated the L.A. River in a kayak as a protest. AP
  • L.A.'s billboard explosion is the subject of a segment on "SoCal Connected" tonight on KCET, along with a commentary by Sam Hall Kaplan that calls for even more of the garish TV screens popping up all over town.
  • Both Sam Zell and Dean Singleton have kicked the tires on the San Diego Union-Tribune, which is for sale. U-T
  • The Writers Guild instructed members not to work on a new television variety show featuring Ozzy Osbourne by the producers of “American Idol.” NYT
  • Two bodies were found in the boat that had carried the missing brother of Reps. Loretta and Linda Sanchez. Breeze wires
  • Patrick O'Connor cartoons John McCain's reference to Barack Obama as "that one." DN
  • Patt Morrison sees "W" and concludes that it proves "it's too soon to laugh and too late to do anything but endure the tragedy of this administration." LAT Op-Ed
  • Another gaffe by, confusing the state's ballot propositions. LAist
  • The City Council voted to oppose the governor's plan to sell ads on freeway alert signs. DN
  • Jonathan Gold calls Octavio Becerra's Palate Food + Wine "a dream of a restaurant." LA Weekly

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