Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 7.24.12

The Saturday shooting by Anaheim police of Manuel Angel Diaz, 25, an unarmed gang member, sparked a third day of protests in the Orange County city. The Anaheim PD has already had five fatal shootings this year, including a new one Sunday night. Register, OC Weekly, LA Times

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday will unveil plans to build a $14 billion pair of tunnels to move water more easily from the north to the south, "opening a major new chapter in California's decades-old battle over water." San Jose Mercury

Supervisor Mike Antonovich has an idea for when he reaches his term limits (after 36 years) in 2016 — a ballot measure that will let him have eight more years. LAT

Scientists gathered this week at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., is committing to a goal that just five years ago would have seemed ludicrous: to cure HIV. LAT

That troubled LAUSD settlement with employee Scott Graham over alleged unwanted sexual advances by former Supt. Ramon Cortines has now gone to lawsuit. DN

The family of the late Sidney Harman said it will no longer financially support Newsweek Daily Beast, though ex-Rep. Jane Harman will remain on the board. NYT

Good magazine is looking to hire "content curators and change-makers," while the magazine's former employees have more than met their fundraising goal on Kickstarter. MediaWire

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