Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Monday 1.28.13

Justice Sonia Sotomayor packed the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills for Writer's Bloc on Saturday. KTLA

Patt Morrison interviewed Sotomayor in front of a live audience of high school and college students at KPCC. It will air at 7 pm on Tuesday. KPCC

The day 11-year-old Zev Yaroslavsky posed as sportscaster "Bob Price" to interview Stan Musial. ZevWeb

The Central City Association endorsed Matt Szabo in the crowded 13th city council district race.

Revelations that Cardinal Roger Mahony helped to cover up sexual abuse crimes in the Catholic Archdiocese "threaten to tarnish his legacy of fighting for immigrants." LAT

Construction of California's high-speed rail network is supposed to start in just six months, but the state hasn't acquired a single acre along the route and faces what officials are calling a challenging schedule to assemble hundreds of parcels needed in the Central Valley. LAT

Jose de la Trinidad, a Culver City father fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies after a pursuit in November, was struck five times in the back and once each in the right hip and right forearm, also from behind, according to an autopsy report LAT

amer-apparel-mannequins-cur.jpgThere's a terrific LA secret lurking by the river somewhere near the Warehouse District: American Apparel keeps an enormous army of odd and eclectic and sort of unnervingly sexy mannequins in a 1913 warehouse that was once a Ford plant and later a toy factory. Curbed LA/Photo: Elizabeth Daniels

Amoeba Music is digitizing old LPs and selling them online. Variety

Diane O'Meara, the South Bay woman whose Facebook photos were used in the Manti Te'o hoax, says there is a cautionary tale about social media in there. LAT op-ed

Stanley Karnow, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist who produced acclaimed books and television documentaries about Vietnam and the Philippines, died on Sunday at his home in Potomac, Md. He was 87. NYT

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