Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Thursday 2.10.11

Brown's speech in L.A. tonight and his sagging poll numbers, who got Whitman's money, the City Council forms a stadium committee and more.

Top of the news

What Gov. Jerry Brown is likely to say when he appears tonight at the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce dinner at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live. DN wires


A growing number of Californians aren't sure what to make of Gov. Jerry Brown's early job performance, according to a new Public Policy Institute of California poll. LAT, California Watch

More than 2,000 businesses and people in more than 30 states got a piece of the action in Meg Whitman's $177 million campaign for California governor, final reports show. Riverside Press-Enterprise

The City Council on Wednesday approved the creation of a committee to oversee negotiations for the NFL stadium proposed by AEG for downtown Los Angeles. DN

Councilman Bernard Parks accepted thousands of dollars in illegal contributions for his unsuccessful 2008 race for the County Board of Supervisors, according to a confidential report to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. LA Weekly

Huizar and Martinez agree to tone it down in CD 14. The City Maven

UTLA is still tinkering with its endorsements in the school board races. LAT

Media and media people

Inside the Merrill Lynch and Bank Of America lawsuit for fraud against Los Angeles-based Regent Entertainment. Queerty


Joel Kotkin ion what he sees as L.A.'s decade of decline. The Planning Report

The city may be eliminating positions, but it's looking to hire a few good beaver trappers for its land in Owens Valley. Daily Breeze wires

The multifaceted mission of the county Department of Public Health’s little-known veterinary unit. ZevWeb

Two editors of The Onion appearing at UCLA this week stop in with Patt Morrison on KPCC at 2:40 p.m.

Downtown News reporter Ryan Vaillancourt talks about his coverage of Brian Alexik, the mystery suspect from Downtown's Reserve Lofts, at 7 p.m. at the Los Angeles Press Club.

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