Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 6.22.10

Mexico loses but advances at the World Cup, who might carry on Eli Broad's role of architecture patron, Sarah Palin and Fiorina, a relic from "Emergency!" and Steve Lopez on the air. Plus Kristina Ripatti rides her bike across the U.S.

  • Mexico lost 1-0 to Uruguay at the World Cup this morning but will advance to the next round.
  • Christopher Hawthorne nominates Wallis Annenberg, Michael Govan, Casey Wasserman and Eric Garcetti as possible successors to Eli Broad as leading architecture patron of Los Angeles: "None of these figures, on his or her own, promises to stand astride the cultural life of Los Angeles the way Broad has. Yet their backgrounds, tastes and priorities offer clues about the roles they might play and the kinds of projects and architecture they might support." LAT
  • The Times is calling the Lakers parade crowd at 65,000, which would be way down from last year — when there was a big rally at the Coliseum and thus a reason to go south from Staples Center. LAT, KPCC News
    Plus:45 people have been arrested in the investigation into street violence the night the Lakers won the championship. LAT
  • Sarah Palin's endorsement was crucial to Carly Fiorina in the primary, and also something for Barbara Boxer to exploit with voters in the general election. LAT
  • Tracking the catch phrases that Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman keep coming back to with voters. California Watch
  • The New Yorker planning to open an L.A. outpost of the Magnolia Bakery on West 3rd Street is surprised by the way required parking spaces are fought over and gamed by restaurants, neighbors and the city. LAT
  • The County of Los Angeles Fire Museum in Bellflower recently acquired the 1973 fire engine used in the TV show "Emergency!" and hopes to turn it into a main attraction. WSJ
  • Long Beach resident Rich Camp, who was shot while tackling a bank robber in March, is suing the bank for defamation. Daily Breeze
  • Paralyzed former LAPD officer Kristina Ripatti-Pearce finished riding her hand-powered bike 3,000 miles across America in Annapolis, Md., on Monday. DN, ABC 7
  • Sarah Spitz hosts a "Politics of Culture" discussion of Bravo's Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, with Dean Valentine, Jerry Saltz, Joe Adalian and Ross Bleckner. KCRW 2:30 p.m.
  • Times columnist Steve Lopez was a guest on yesterday's Which Way, L.A.? to talk about "how he defines his role as a public commentator and about his career in the declining business of news in print." KCRW
  • Why Dawn dishwashing detergent is the cleaner of choice for in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. NPR
  • Former L.A. Times reporter Sue Avery died at age 71. LAT

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