Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Wednesday 12.17.08

  • Our natural disasters are less deadly than the extreme heat and cold, flooding and tornadoes that hit elsewhere, a study finds. LAT
  • Revolving door leadership at Los Angeles World Airports has stymied meaningful progress. LAT, Daily Breeze
  • Now it's the sheriff that has more than 4,000 backlogged untested rape kits. LAT
  • The City Council is moving again to limit when it waives fees for community events, but why does it impose such fees anyway? Daily News
  • MOCA trustees are "proving that they're the worst art museum board in America." Tyler Green
  • Former SAG president Melissa Gilbert opines that the guild should not strike. LAT Op-Ed
  • Angeleno magazine's cultural influencers issue has a group portrait of museum directors Michael Govan, Michael Brand, Ann Philbin and Jeremy Strick and focuses on Benedikt Taschen, Shepard Fairey and others. Angeleno
  • Jennifer Aniston is doing so much self-promotion right now that Ken Levine blogs "I bet I can get her to come on Dodger Talk with me on KABC." Huffington Post
  • Newly named LAUSD superintendent Ramon Cortines is scheduled to guest on KPCC's "Airtalk" at 11 a.m.
  • David Lieber, president emeritus of American Jewish University, died at age 83. LAT
  • Beatriz Valdez, a stenographer who rose to become the first woman Registrar-recorder of Los Angeles County, died at age 69. LAT

Plus: Morning headlines at LA Biz Observed, and yesterday's posts on LA Observed.

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