Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 1.20.08

  • Workers whose windows look through those supergraphics popping up around town are not happy campers. LAT
  • Jonathan Dobrer recalls flying into Burbank with airline pilot Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger as his calming seatmate. Friendly Fire
  • California editor David Lauter explains why the Times hasn't carried a news story out of the Phil Spector trial since Dec. 18. Readers' Rep blog
  • "In 1960, my parents sued our neighbors in state court and won the first successful anti-discrimination suit for fair housing in San Fernando Valley history," writes Emory Holmes II. DN
  • KMEX-34, Univision station here, was the most watched TV station in the country last year, regardless of language, among adults 18-49. The Spanish-language station also led in viewers of the 6 and 11 p.m. local news. Hispanic Media Moves
  • UCLA's Cotsen Institute of Archaeology is using ground-penetrating radar to locate the remains buried in the Marquez family cemetery tucked away in Santa Monica Canyon. LAT
  • "Seven Days in the Art World," Sarah Thornton's new book, gets behind the scenes at a Christie’s auction, a CalArts crit, the offices of Artforum and the studios of Takashi Murakami, among other places. Zócalo Public Square
  • So you got a police and fire radio scanner for the holidays -- the LAFD is offering to help you learn how to use it. LAFD blog

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