Myers' Clinton ties could be a factor if Hillary Clinton runs for president. Before she became the first female press secretary at the White House, Myers worked in LA City Hall.
Ana Garcia, the former KNBC anchor and investigative reporter, shows up on a new issue of "Kitchen Nightmares" interviewing the overheated proprietors of Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The Associated Press says that an Afghan police commander opened fire with an AK-47 Friday on two AP journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon.
Ruth Ryon created the LA Times' Hot Property feature. Lonnie White covered sports and had played football at USC, where he set the school's single-season record for kickoff return yardage.
The LA Times maintains its silence despite fair questions about what else Jason Felch was reporting on and whether the editors and lawyers botched handling of Occidental College stories.
Woman identified only as "a faculty member critical of Occidental’s administration" alleges a messed-up situation at the college. Oxy disagrees. Plus more details.
For several years Bay has been senior editor of the Huffington Post Los Angeles operation, but her roots are in television news. She takes over in July. Took a long time to fill this one.
Kimi Yoshino succeeds Marla Dickerson, who left the Times for the Wall Street Journal.
Jim Hayes taught journalism at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and worked for many years as a part-time writing coach at the Los Angeles Times. Those two pursuits earned him a solid base of admirers and a story today in the Times.
Christine Pelisek has a new piece in LA Weekly on the 23-year murder spree she essentially uncovered, plus she's in a Lifetime documentary on the case and played by Dreama Walker in a movie. Meanwhile, suspect Lonnie Franklin is still awaiting trial.
Chronicle columnist Carl Nolte really knows his city, and he explains how the local sound of San Francisco is going away.
Bob Thomas began to cover Hollywood for the Associated Press in 1944, after fleeing the Fresno bureau. When he retired in 2010, Thomas held records for longest career as an entertainment reporter and most consecutive Academy Awards shows covered.
Jason Felch was dismissed for what the editor of the Times calls "an inappropriate relationship" with a source on the Oxy stories. We'll note, because the editor didn't, that Oxy retains Felch's former investigative reporting partner at the Times.
Stacey Leasca has been promoted to social media editor at the Los Angeles Times, where she will direct social media strategy across the newsroom. Memo is inside.
The Herald Examiner alumni on Facebook have posted the news that former city editor Larry Burrough died Monday in Washington state. He went to the Orange County Register and also was managing editor of the Denver Post.
Chmielewski will join ex-Wall Street Journal tech writers Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg at Re/Code.
The list is unconfirmed but looks real, and indicates some interesting coverage priorities. Check it out.
This farewell note went out to the Los Angeles Times newsroom today from former staff writer Sam Quinones. He's off to freelance and write books, most immediately about America's new upper middle class heroin epidemic.
ABC analyst Nate Silver is better known for his politics and baseball stat work than his Oscar predictions, but he shared some data-driven observations about best picture winners this morning on George Stephanopoulos.
Los Angeles bureau reporter Miguel Almaguer did a field report for the "NBC Nightly News" Friday night while standing thigh deep in runoff debris. His rescue was not shown.
Science and technology reporter Miles O'Brien ("PBS NewsHour," "Frontline," CNN) was wrapping up a trip to Japan and the Philippines this month when a camera case fell on his forearm. Ouch.
Robert Anthony "Tony" Gieske worked for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner and spent 18 years at the Hollywood Reporter.
Robin Abcarian, the LA Times columnist, stopped in to see her Venice neighbor this morning. They talked about the event that re-injected the former CBS 2 anchor into the news stream last week: Walker's arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence in Anaheim, and the release of a police mug shot that showed her looking, in Walker's words, like rocker Steven Tyler.
Bill Thomas was editor of the Los Angeles from 1971 to 1989, a time in which the paper's reputation grew nationally due largely to the expansion in coverage and ambition he led.
Marla Dickerson will become Brazil bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal. Calendar writer Reed Johnson, her husband, is also jumping to the WSJ in Brazil.
Before KPCC's Cohen was the co-host of "Take Two," she was a 12-year-old game show contestant. Plus: Blume taps on Saturday.
Tom Sherak, Hollywood leader was 68Sherak was the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Mayor Eric Garcetti's designated ambassador between the film industry, City Hall and Sacremento. Obit
New hires at KCRWThe station staffs up for new Madeleine Brand show debuting in 2014. Details
Funny or Die does NikkiThe video strikes such the right tone that even Nikki Finke is enjoying it. Video inside.
Dorothy LuceyFox 11 boss who said she made his eyes bleed? No longer employed. TV people
Tiler PeckThe rising ballet dancer we spent time with last year gets into Vanity Fair with her now-fiance, Robert Fairchild. Read
Mick Farren, 69The lead singer of The Deviants and writer for the late LA Reader and CityBeat LA collapsed while performing in London. More
Michael Hastings memorialThe scene on Highland Avenue where journalist Michael Hastings died. Photo by Judy Graeme.
Jennifer BjorklundBack on the air for NBC. Read
Upside of sending crews to Rome
Bryan Frank, the veteran photographer for CBS 2 and KCAL 9, has been sharing behind-the-scenes still images from the Vatican media swarm. Check it out.
Sneaky nudesPhotographer Ernie Holzman snuck his model, Carly, into landmarks such as Union Station (and what looks to be Snug Harbor, above) for a series he calls "L.A. Backstory." Part of his own backstory is that the pictures help him fight his cancer. More at Los Angeles Magazine.
Turnover at KPCC
A Martinez wasn't the first choice of KPCC's suits to sit alongside Madeleine Brand in the station's new Latino strategy. Plus more. How KPCC's Quest for Latino Listeners Doomed The Madeleine Brand Show.
Stanley Kubrick at LACMAWoman checks out gallery of posters from Stanley Kubrick's films in advance of LACMA show. More
Magazine editorsLos Angeles Magazine editors Mary Melton, Nancy Miller, Linda Immediato and Lesley Bargar Suter at the magazine's annual women's luncheon.
Deirdre O'DonoghueLA radio veteran is remembered every year on "Breakfast With the Beatles." Item
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