Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Monday 4.6.09

  • Mayor Villaraigosa has called an 11 a.m. news conference to announce steps to avert thousands of city layoffs. "The City currently faces a Fiscal Year 2009-10 deficit of $530 million and Fiscal Year 2010-11 deficit of nearly $1 billion," his office says.
  • The mayor will be asking city unions "to discuss issues including budget cuts, furloughs and other ways to achieve savings," Rick Orlov/DN
  • City Hall and the Hollywood Heritage Society square off over the Wattles mansion. Bob Gelfand/CityWatch
  • As of today ESPN produces its 10 p.m. SportsCenter show from a new production studio at L.A. Live in Downtown. Ryan Vaillancourt/Downtown News, LAT
  • It's been a year since Ron Kaye was canned as editor of the Daily News and became a full-time political activist: "Without a doubt, this was the best year of my life." Blog
  • Longtime morning radio guy Rick Dees talks about his station switching to Spanish. Gary Lycan/Register
  • There's unhappiness about the pace of work on the new downtown arts high school. Mitchell Landsberg /LAT
  • Grist debuted a redesigned web site. Grist
  • Jose Canseco speaks at USC, few listen. Kurt Streeter/LAT
  • Jerome Waldie, the former Northern California congressman who introduced the articles of impeachment against Richard Nixon and ran for Governor in 1974, died at age 84. Chronicle, California's Capitol

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