Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Friday 2.13.09

  • A plane circling over Los Angeles rush hour traffic and trailing a "try Colorado" banner is part of a push by states to take jobs and talent from financially messed up California. Wall Street Journal
  • The Senate could vote to confirm Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor as soon as today. SF Chronicle
  • The White House claims the stimulus package it backs would create nearly 400,000 jobs in California. SJ Mercury
  • The candidates for mayor give their positions on Measure B — all except Villaraigosa are opposed. LAT
    Plus: Roundup of ads in the City Attorney race. L.A. Now
  • City Council members Jack Weiss and Janice Hahn plan to propose a law making it harder for people convicted of certain misdemeanors to own guns. LAT
  • Mary Su was sworn in as the city of Walnut's first female Chinese American mayor. SGV Tribune
  • A Torrance resident had his tires slashed and "Nazi" spray-painted on two cars and his home in the same neighborhood where slurs were directed at Obama supporters. Daily Breeze
  • The former Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights needs about $5 million more in rehab. Jewish Journal
  • Four Tony Award-Winning musicals — “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” “Mary Poppins,” “Dreamgirls” and “South Pacific” — will highlight the 2009-2010 season at the Ahmanson Theatre.
  • The restaurant Reservoir is finally set to open in the Silver Lake space formerly occupied by the venerable Netty's. Daily Dish
  • KCET has posted a video blog item on how the show "SoCal Connected" is made.

Plus: Mark Lacter's headlines | Native Intelligence

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