Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 2.3.09

  • Bob Hope Airport's board wants Burbank to become the first airport with a 10 p.m. curfew for newer jets. DN, LAT
  • Competing estimates of Measure B's cost. LAT, DN
    Plus: Airtalk with Larry Mantle takes up the measure at 10:30 with S. David Freeman for the yes side and Noel Weiss for the no side. KPCC, 89.3 FM.
  • Octuplets mother Nadja Suleman hired Los Angeles publicists Michael Furtney and Joann Killeen to field offers. LAT
  • If Roman Polanski wants to push for dismissal of his case, it has to be before a judge in L.A., a court rules. LAT
  • Former LAT managing editor Doug Frantz talks about his new job as chief investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. NYT
  • LAT reporter Stuart Pfeifer moves to the Business section staff. Readers' Rep
  • San Francisco Chronicle editor Ward Bushee's note in the paper about changes and challenges — "losing large sums of money each week and has been for some time" — is drawing attention. Chronicle
  • Salon's Glenn Greenwald takes issue with the recent Times article on rendition policy under the Obama Administration. Salon
  • Defense lawyers Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck have further real estate plans for Downtown. Eastside Living LA
  • Steve Lambert moves from the San Bernardino Sun to become editor and general manager of LANG's San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group. SGV Tribune, Gary Scott
  • Blogger Bill Pitkin won't give up his Times subscription: "itís too important for helping my kids become literate, curious, and concerned members of our society." Poverty and Inequality
  • What some departed mainstream journalists are doing after their jobs end, from new Entrepreneur staff writer Dennis Romero.
  • Cause Celebre columnist Tina Daunt takes her mind off troubles at the Times with a personal style blog The English Muse.
  • New blog The Irony Supplement analyzes happenings in the economy, politics and media, including some recent Times stories.
  • A bronze plaque honoring ex-Lakers Elgin Baylor and Jerry West will be unveiled Wednesday at the Coliseum. DN wires
  • Zagat is launching its first Dating (and Dumping) Guide in L.A. and New York.
  • Lukas Foss, the composer, conductor and pianist who succeeded Arnold Schoenberg as head of composition at UCLA, died at age 86. LAT

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