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Morning Buzz: Tuesday 7.30.13

Short stack today — I'll be at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank this morning.

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Thumbnail image for theforum.jpgMadison Square Garden Co. will unveil plans today for the Forum in Inglewood, including a multimillion-dollar face-lift and a January opening with the Eagles. LAT

Mayor Garcetti's new pothole repair program. DN

Q&A with new City Councilman Bob Blumenfield. Los Angeles magazine

How the Asian-American community is recruiting young people to get involved in politics. KPCC

West Hollywood bars are removing Stolichnaya vodka over Russia's campaign against gays. LAT

While the LA River revitalization effort won’t be easy or cheap, it will definitely be an adventure worth taking, says Daniel Freedman of the Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative. Eco Angeleno

Can superhero parodies rescue the porn business? AP

LA Weekly editor Sarah Fenske apologized to freelancers that the latest checks went out late due to summer vacations and staffing issues, and warns it may happen again: "We know this is annoying, and please be assured we're trying to get these issues taken care of. We hope they will soon be a thing of the past."

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