Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Thursday 12.4.08

  • The City Council temporarily stopped construction of the elephant exhibit at the L.A. Zoo to do more study. LAT, DN
  • Supt. David Brewer's save his job tour took him to an interview with the Daily News. DN
  • A 30-year-old man fell or jumped from the upper level roadway at LAX last night, snarling traffic on the lower level for nearly three hours. Breeze
  • Speculation over the hopefuls who could line up to run if Rep. Xavier Becerra goes to the Obama Administration includes Supervisor Gloria Molina, state Sen. Gil Cedillo and City Council President Eric Garcetti. LAT
  • PPIC further breaks down the Prop. 8 vote: evangelical Christians voted 81% yes, Republicans 77%, voters without a college degree 62%. Sacto Bee, L.A. Now
  • The remains of Metrolink 111 engineer Robert Sanchez showed no evidence of alcohol or illegal drugs. LAT
  • The stars, if you can call them that, of public access TV in Los Angeles are trying to save themselves from a new state law that lets cable companies drop the programs. LAT
  • The FBI agent who is Linda Fiorentino's boyfriend has been charged with illegally accessing law enforcement computers on behalf of Anthony Pellicano. Patterico
  • Sales of state lottery tickets are down 10%. Capitol Weekly
  • Arianna Huffington was on "The Daily Show" last night talking to Jon Stewart about "The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging." Huff Post
  • Peter Sellars and Mister Jalopy were the most articulate speakers at the Getty Arts Journalism program, says Marc Haefele. CityBeat
  • Jay Levin, Michael Sigman, John Powers, Alan Mittelstaedt and other ex-staffers remember their glory days at the LA Weekly.
  • Yesterday was a dark day in the New York book publishing business. Jacket Copy
  • Here's all 239 pages of the Roman Polanski I-was-not-a-crook court filing. THR Esq
  • Compare side-by-side the Craig Kauffman wall relief that was destroyed in Paris in 2006 and the one that goes on display at LACMA today. They are different. LACMA Unframed

Plus Morning Headlines from Mark Lacter at LA Biz Observed.

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