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Morning Buzz: Friday 6.8.12

Friday short stack...

The $260,000 base pay for Douglas Guthrie, new executive director of the city Housing Authority, is $100,000 more than a new federal cap for such jobs. LA Times

The World War II-era Chase Knolls apartment complex in Sherman Oaks is for sale. Daily News

As part of a criminal bribery probe, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office served search warrants at the homes and campus offices of two high-ranking Pasadena City College officials. LAT, Star-News

Tina DuPuy, the former editor of Fishbowl LA and managing editor of Crooks and Liars, has relocated to New York and is editor in chief of the SoapBlox political blog and video network. Fishbowl LA

Bob Welch, an early guitarist with Fleetwood Mac, died of a self-inflicted gunshot in Nashville. The Los Angeles native was 65 and had health problems. AP

Historic Rancho Los Alamitos in Long Beach will open its new visitors center with a big official to-do on Sunday.

During the 65th anniversary of Langer's next Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16, the deli promises to give every seated customer a free #19 — the popular hot pastrami sandwich.

Ex-Laker Derek Fisher is back in the NBA Finals and going for his sixth ring, this time with the Oklahoma City Thunder. LAT

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