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Morning Buzz: Thursday 6.14.12

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The order for today's Stanley Cup parade, released by the Kings. Parade starts at noon at 5th and Figueroa, proceeds south on Fig to Staples Center. Tickets are needed to get into the arena and LA Live.

Players and trophies in each bus Bus 1: Stoll, Lewis, King, Williams, Cliche, Clarence Campbell Bowl Bus 2: Mitchell, Scuderi, Voynov, Martinez, Drewiske Bus 3: Bernier, Parse, Westgarth, Loktionov Semi: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy, Quick, Brown, Greene, Kopitar Bus 4: Fraser, Gagne, Richardson, Clifford Bus 5: Dean Lombardi, Darryl Sutter, Hockey Operations Staff Bus 6: Doughty, Richards, Carter, Penner, Muzzin

Kings broadcaster Bob Miller writes his thoughts about the Cup win. LA Times

Politics and government

The City Council gave preliminary approval to new district boundaries and hired a law firm to defend the maps against possible challenges by Koreatown activists and council members Jan Perry and Bernard Parks. LAT, DN

What went wrong for Carmen Trutanich in the DA's race. LA Weekly

The city's ban on food trucks at the monthly Downtown Art Walk may violate a 1996 court injunction won on behalf of catering trucks. LA Weekly

$40,000 from the city of Whittier and private donors will keep Pio Pico State Historic Park open until the end of the year. LAT

A federal grand jury in Los Angeles returned an indictment Tuesday charging Ryan Cleary, 20, a UK national and associate of the hacking group LulzSec, with "multiple computer attacks targeting a news organization and private companies." Via release from the US Attorney's office

Media and media people

KABC Channel 7 illustrated its web story on comedian Jerry Lewis getting out of the hospital with a photo of singer Jerry Lee Lewis. Romenesko

Radio personality Mark Thompson, half of the long-running Mark & Brian morning drive show on KLOS/95.5 FM, is retiring and leaving the show on Aug. 17. OC Register

Sarah Spitz, for decades a producer at KCRW, reviews "Altarcations," a play by KPCC morning anchor Steve Julian that is running at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Santa Monica Daily Press


The only public library in Pomona may close this summer. Daily Bulletin

A 4.0 earthquake was felt around the Yorba Linda area of Orange County last night at 8:17 p.m. SoCal Earthquake Data Center

Eric Brightwell's quest to map Los Angeles, community by community. LAT

The family of missing FBI agent Steven Ivens asked for volunteers to help search for him over Father's Day weekend in the Verdugos above Burbank. DN

The city of Santa Monica's answer to the conflict between atheists and Christian groups over seasonal religious dioramas in Palisades Park is to bar "private, unattended displays." LAT

Yosemite National Park will abandon more tent cabins at Curry Village and two employee dormitories due to the newly realized risk of rock falls from above. AP

Dodgers pitcher Josh Lindblom and wife Aurielle launched their charity The Josh Lindblom Foundation by hosting more than 500 guests at Wednesday's game from The Dream Center.

Planning ahead

Woody Guthrie mania continues with a new box set, "Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection," to be released July 10 by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Tongue & Groove, the "monthly offering of short fiction, personal essays, poetry, spoken word + music," in collaboration with Grand Perormances will present a tribute to Charles Bukowski featuring readings of by Gerald Locklin, Harry Dean Stanton, Rebecca De Mornay, Dan Fante and others. June 30, 8 -10 pm

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