Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Tuesday 12.5.06

Thinking through Prop. 83
Times reporter Peter Y. Hong wanted to hear out the convicted child molester before deciding whether to join his Altadena neighborhood's push to force him out.
Lane Garrison was driving
Cops say the actor was behind the wheel of the SUV that hit a tree, killing a Beverly Hills High School student and injuring two others. LAT
Harassment claims against L.A. rising
Claims of hostile work environments by city of L.A. employees rose from 41 in 2004 to 88 last year, the Daily News says. Lawsuits and other employee-related claims in that period have cost the city nearly $30 million.
AFTER THE JUMP: Politics and media notes, Christopher Knight on the new Getty chief and LA Weekly's Jeffrey Anderson on the Mahony settlement.
John Edwards packs 'em in
Full house at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena. Star-News
College papers support Daily Trojan
Several students papers today run this editorial criticizing the USC administration for meddling in the selection of the Daily Trojan's editor.
Press-Telegram moves into new home
The newspaper covers its move into a Long Beach high-rise.
Journalists get holidays too
The Los Angeles chapters of the California Chicano News Media Association and SPJ gather tonight for a holiday party at the Orchid Karaoke Club at 607 S. Oxford Avenue in Koreatown.
DVD release for Ronnie Mack's Barn Dance
Former LAT news editor Jim Hollander's documentary on the alternative country music scene in Los Angeles will be released tonight at the monthly Ronnie Mack Barn Dance at the El Cid, 4212 W. Sunset Blvd.
Personal takes
Jeffrey Anderson on Mahony's settlement
The LA Weekly reporter who has covered the sexual abuse-by-priests story argues on the LAT op-ed page that last week's $60 million deal to settle lawsuits against the archdiocese is "a brutal reminder that moral crisis cannot be cured through legal compromise. "
In favor of James Wood at the Getty
Christopher Knight in the Times praises yesterday's selection of an art historian to lead the Getty Trust.

More by Kevin Roderick:
Standing up to Harvey Weinstein
The Media
LA Times gets a top editor with nothing but questions
LA Observed Notes: Harvey Weinstein stripped bare
LA Observed Notes: Photos of the homeless, photos that found homes
Recent Morning Buzz stories on LA Observed:
Thursday news and notes
A little bit of mid-week reading
A few links from a few different places
Let's talk about anything but the weather
A few links from here and there
A couple of links from a couple of places
A bit of news from a few places
Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.16.14
Previous story: Ablack official at William Morris

Next story: Woman power


LA Observed on Twitter