Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 7.16.13

Short stack for Tuesday

All lanes of the I-5 freeway in Elysian Valley opened this morning. Some lanes had remained closed due to a weekend tanker fire in the tunnel under the freeway.

Gavin Newsom was a rising star — now he's lieutenant governor. LAT

City Council candidate Nury Martinez revealed Monday she was sexually abused as a child, a revelation she made public to counter attacks by opponent Cindy Montañez claiming she did not do enough to protect children while on the school board. LAT

County Supervisor Michael Antonovich wants Congress to apologize for the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which for more than 60 years denied Chinese citizens the right to become naturalized Americans. DN

San Diego mayor Bob Filner has both admitted he needs help and denied he is guilty of sexual harassment of women, and he said he won't resign. Ex-supporters detailed some of his alleged advances to women. LAT

Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, believed to be the leader of Mexico's vicious Zetas drug-and-extortion cartel, is in custody in Mexico City and may be extradited to the United States. LAT

The U.S. 9th Circuit appeals court says Miranda warnings must be given in correct Spanish, if given in Spanish. LAT

pizza-sign-nbc.jpgReddit users spot message in Children's Hospital window, send 2-year-old cancer patient pizza. NBC

Journalists paid as consultants for HBO's "Newsroom" also become, voila, the show's most reliable media shills. In LA Kaj Larsen even tweets he's "so proud to be part of season 2..." Gag me. Gawker

Jenny McCarthy on "The View" could be worse than bad television, it could be dangerous. Daily Beast

It's not just you that is getting more robo-calls at home even though you are on the Do Not Call list. LAT

Serendipity and Samples Can Save Barnes & Noble. Virginia Postrel/for Bloomberg

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