Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Wednesday 5.6.09

  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said yesterday that the time is right to debate legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California. SF Chronicle, Bee
  • Rep. Jane Harman has toned down her attacks on the broader wiretap issues, saying now that "I don't know if there are rampant wiretapping abuses." Breeze, KPCC News
  • Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas tweeted his lobbying meeting with Sen. Dianne Feinstein today in Washington. Twitter
    And: Supervisor Don Knabe carved out a section of his website to report on the Supes' DC trip. Site
  • A small but threatening Santa Barbara fire burned 196 acres and caused some evacuations. LAT
  • The Los Angeles Unified board decided to seek an injunction against the teachers union alleging unfair labor practice in a scheduled May 15 strike. Meanwhile, 160 teachers are paid to temporarily not teach. DN, LAT
  • Traffic calming measures may be taken down around the new Palazzo development in Westwood Village. LAStreetsBlog
  • Man, the L.A. front page was a mess this morning. View
  • Adolfo Guzman-Lopez vows "I will not write about Cinco de Mayo," and then... Movie Miento
  • The weekly prime-time television ratings are "delayed this week because of what Nielsen Media Research described as processing issues." LAT
  • Times staff writer Jia-Rui Chong, interviewed in the green room at Zocalo.
  • An interview with the swine flu virus. Not the LAT
  • KTLA's Eric Spillman asks of local sports fans: "where's the excitement?" The News Blog
  • The Ducks took a 2-1 series lead over the Detroit Red wings in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Helene Elliott/LAT

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