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Morning Buzz: Election Day and life goes on

Short stack today.

Politics and government

Frying Pan News says it was the first to report, weeks ago, that the $11 million dumped into California by an Arizona group was secretly linked to the Koch brothers. FPN

Councilman Bill Rosendahl says he doesn't regret unloading verbally on President Obama and various city figures in his outburst at the City Council chambers a few weeks ago. He only regrets the timing. Q&A for Los Angeles Magazine

Sheriff Lee Baca is recommending that some deputies in Men's Central Jail wear video cameras on their uniforms, despite doubts about the effect. DN

The Faster 405 campaign has launched to pressure Metro to get the 405 freeway upgrades back on schedule. They are now about six months behind, says the Daily News.

New venue for the LA County Democratic Party election night party: Dodger Stadium.


Everything else

The Holmby Hills mansion that Michael Jackson was renting when he died has finally sold for way under asking price. Curbed LA

The LA Times hired Brian Thevenot as an assistant editor in Business.

Ciaran McEvoy has left the Daily Journal to join Law360, and the paper hired staff writers Blake Edwards and Katie Lucia.

USC plans to install fingerprint scanners at the entrances to all residence halls on campus. Neon Tommy

Little Tokyo business leader Frances Hashimoto, who died Sunday at home in Pasadena at age 69, is said to be the inventor of mochi ice cream balls. LAT


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Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.16.14


 

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