Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 2.3.09

  • Today's the day the Los Angeles Times drops its California section and rearranges the paper's A section, with local news starting on page A2, followed by national and foreign news, editorial pages and obits. The second or B section now has Business and some classified ads.
  • Today's Times has at least two main stories on the growing popularity of Twitter.
  • It's also election day in Los Angeles, the surrounding LAUSD and Los Angeles Community College District, and in some smaller cities. If you're voting, check your poll location because it may have moved due to the expectations of low turnout. LAT, DN, Breeze, LAist, Tribune, NeonTommy
    Plus: No big deal on Marc Cooper
  • The state's threatened water shortage is not as dire as first feared, nor anything special historically. SF Chronicle, LAT
  • Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett Packard CEO and likely Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, underwent breast cancer surgery at Stanford on Monday. SF Chronicle
  • Rep. Howard Berman endorsed Gil Cedillo in the upcoming Democratic primary to choose a successor to former Rep. Hilda Solis.
  • Teachers in the Glendale schools must remove their personal refrigerators and coffee pots because they use electricity and supposedly cost the district $60,000 a year. LAT
  • Things are looking greener in the community of Wilmington. LAT
  • David Beckham struck a deal to finish the season for Milan, then return to the Galaxy in July to play out the local soccer season before triggering a buyout of his contract and returning to Europe for good. Grahame Jones/LAT, Breeze/DN
  • New York Times and former L.A. Times business columnist James Flanigan's new book "Smile Southern California, You're the Center of the Universe" has been released. His website
  • The "99 Cent Chef" blog has a video commemorating Soul Food Express on Crenshaw going to a 99-cent-only menu this weekend. Blog
  • Memorial plans for LAPD Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner include viewing on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Crenshaw Christian Center - Faith Dome on South Vermont Avenue, memorial service on Monday at 10:00 a.m. in the same place, followed by internment at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier.

Mark Lacter's morning headlines

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