Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 1.13.08

  • LAFD inspector Dennis Archie was arrested and accused of taking a $500 bribe from a board and care facility operator. L.A. Now
  • So-called moderates on the Screen Actors Guild board moved to fire chief negotiator Doug Allen. LAT
  • Mayor Villaraigosa's fundraising slowed when no major reelection challenger emerged but he still raised $2.7 million for the year. Sausage Factory
  • Council President Eric Garcetti makes his talk show host debut interviewing author Matt Miller about "The Tyranny of Dead Ideas" on KCRW's "Politics of Culture" at 2:30 p.m. POC
  • Elle magazine has hired Creative Artists Agency to "help identify TV shows and film properties that can elevate Elle's brand among potential readers by integrating the glossy into productions." Variety
  • Channels 2 & 9 photog Bryan Frank had his microwave truck break down last night on the way back to the station: "I will sit here and hope some big news story happens right in front of me." beFrank
  • Author Nancy Spiller got her wish to have her debut novel's book party at Doug Dutton's home in Studio City. LAT
  • The operator of the Sportsmen's Lodge restaurant, which closed Dec. 31, plans to auction off stuff today at the Studio City locale. DN
  • Art historian, writer and curator Coosje van Bruggen, who collaborated with her artist- husband Claes Oldenburg on public art projects including the binoculars on a Frank Gehry building in Venice, died of metastatic breast cancer at home in Los Angeles. She was 66. LAT, NYT

Yesterday's posts in digest form.

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