Morning Buzz: Monday 8.27.12

Columnist Steve Lopez's heart stopped after knee replacement surgery and now he may need a pacemaker too. He is 58. LAT

Today's Los Angeles Times has just 40 pages, including a 12-page main news section — including a full-page church ad on the back.

Asian American youth culture in the 626 area code is today's Column One story inthe Times. LAT

Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti released the names of supporters who joined their campaigns in the wake of Zev Yaroslavsky passing on the 2013 mayor race. Greuel got more; Michael Eisner will host a funder for Garcetti coming up. LA Weekly

Yaroslavsky's decision was "a familiar end to a familiar saga." Jim Newton/LAT op-ed

Rick Orlov wonders, as do others: so what about Rick Caruso? Monday Tipoff/DN

City Hall won't send paramedic service bills to the families of the two women who were electrocuted while trying to help at that traffic accident last week in Valley Village. DN

The owner of the Shangri-La hotel in Santa Monica announced several overtures to the Jewish community, including donations, and condemned anti-Semitism. NYT

Yeah, there's basically no support in Mar Vista for secession from Los Angeles, despite the media coverage. LAT

Al Martinez answers a reader who complains that, at age 83, he writes too much about death.DN

Harper's runs a "devastating" profile of Dean Singleton. SF Peninsula Press Club

KTLA sportscaster tells Vin Scully to "get your shit together." Big Lead Sports

Staci D. Kramer is leaving PaidContent, where she senior writer and editor, after eight years. Destination uncertain. She's a former senior editor of the Online Journalism Review. Her post

The LA Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards are open for entries from all U.S. based arts and entertainment reporters, critics, columnists, bloggers and photographers across all platforms.

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