Morning Buzz: Friday 5.20.11

A quickie round-up today.

  • Ann Louise Bardach's 2004 story showing how Arnold Schwarzenegger's path to the governor's mansion "has been anything but accidental" -- helped by tabloids owner David Pecker -- has been reposted by Los Angeles magazine. LA Mag
  • Jacob Dayan, Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, talks about President Obama's speech at the top of the 10 o'clock hour on "Airtalk with Larry Mantle" on KPCC.
  • Alan Abrahamson on Dick Ebersol's "stunning resignation" from NBC and what it means for the Olympics. 3 Wire Sports
  • KABC's John Phillips gets space on the LAT's Republi-blog to talk about Chris Christie, Tom Bradley, Richard Riordan and Bill Wardlaw. And he quotes me. Top of the Ticket
  • Chatsworth boarding stable owners are imposing voluntary quarantines due to a confirmed case of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy in Acton, across the county. Chatsworth Patch
  • Tom Leykis claims no one will take his offer of a $50,000 reward in the Bryan Stow beating. DN
  • Best of L.A. People 2011. LA Weekly
  • Being a big magazine editor in New York right now is a dudes thing. WWD
  • Daily News reporter Rick Orlov received the Valley Interfaith Council's first-ever Journalism Leadership Award on Thursday. DN
  • Scott Timberg on Keith Roberts, who went from IT manager at a software development company to jazz king of the California desert. SecondAct
  • Fishing in the Los Angeles River near Atwater Village. YouTube
  • Kings president of business operations Luc Robitaille is facing foreclosure on his Santa Monica home, says TMZ.

More by Kevin Roderick:
Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
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