Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 12.16.08

  • Financier Bernard L. Madoff's alleged $50-billion Ponzi scheme reaches deeply into Southern California's Jewish community. Extensive coverage in the Jewish Journal, cited in today's LAT story. Plus: Variety, Day to Day, Eric Spillman blog
  • The MOCA board meets today with all eyes watching for results; KCRW's Ruth Seymour and Edward Goldman will host a special episode of "Politics of Culture" with Eli Broad, board member Dean Valentine and City Council President Eric Garcetti live at 2:30 p.m. POC, Modern Art Notes
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein gets chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, likely meaning she won't be running for governor. SF Chronicle, Political Blotter
  • New county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas endorsed Inglewood Assemblyman Curren Price to replace him in the state Senate. Capitol Alert
  • Dueling facts through surrogates in the squabble between City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo and Controller Laura Chick. Witness LA
  • Tony Quinn asks if the California Republicn Party is dying by murder or suicide. Fox & Hounds
  • That man shot while driving a Bentley on the Harbor freeway has died. LAist
  • Dennis and Kimberly Quaid reached a legal settlement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for overmedicating their newborn twins. LAT
  • LA Beez Hub launches today as an online collaboration in hyper-local Los Angeles news from Arab-American Affairs Magazine, Asian Journal, Carib Press, Impulso, Los Angeles Garment & Citizen, and the Los Angeles Watts Times.
  • KTLA anchor Frank Buckley blogs about watching "Milk" and thinking about his first gay friend. KTLA

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