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LAT: Mary MacVean Moves To Features

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Mary MacVean, web deputy and editor of the LAT Homeroom blog, has been moved to features as a staff writer specializing in food. A memo from Asst. Managing Editor/Features Alice [...]

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Turkish Mayor Sues Warner Bros.

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The mayor of Batman, Turkey, is suing Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros., accusing The Dark Knight producers of using the city’s name without permission. According to Variety: “The mayor is [...]

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New Radio Show Finds Men Delicious

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Listeners to LATalkRadio.com may have noticed a sassy new voice on the airwaves this weekend. Erin Muir, writer, actress, astrologer, former burlesque dancer, former opera singer… (the list goes on. [...]

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New AP Style

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For anybody scheduled to take copy-editing test soon, listen up: The Associated Press has adopted a new (though it doesn’t seem new) rule regarding heads of state. The Associated Press [...]

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SAT Prep Book By Emmy-Nominated Comedian

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Know someone who wants to ace the SAT but doesn’t give a damn when the third train carrying the iguanas will arrive at the station? Then put your faith — [...]

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Zell Doesn’t Want LAT “People” In Charge

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Word last week that Cissy Baker was named to the new position of vice president of the Washington News Bureau of the Tribune Co. got us wondering, who the hell [...]

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LAT In 90 Seconds

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Regrets: Norah Vincent writes a moving account of her regret over not voting this year. Most impressive part of her Op-Ed? She uses the word “doctrinaire” twice. TWICE, people! Conspicuous [...]

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People Magazine To Cut LA Jobs

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Per LA Observed: Staffers at People’s LA office are being asked to volunteer to be bought out before someone else makes the decision for them. Here’s the letter the aptly [...]

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Make-A-Wish Season of Wishes Kicks Off!

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles kicked off the 2008 A Season of Wishes holiday campaign this weekend at Westfield Topanga.

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Orange County Register Front Page Put In Museum

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Orange County Register EIC Ken Brusic let his troops know that the paper’s Nov. 5 front page was selected to be one of 25 (out of 700 submitted) for inclusion [...]

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UPDATE: Buzznet Employee Blogs About Prop 8 Arrest

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For those of you left wondering about the two Buzznet employees who were arrested during the “Repeal Prop 8” rally last week, Mark Oshiro blogged an update on Buzznet’s site. [...]

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Changes In the LAT Washington Buro

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Russ Stanton sent the following memo to staffers today, explaining some changes. Not mentioned in the following note is the fact that former Washington bureau chief Doyle McManus is officially [...]

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KTLA Captures Arrest of Two Buzznet Employees At Prop 8 Rally

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We have it on good authority that the two guys being shoved and handcuffed by cops during yesterday’s anti-Prop 8 rally were Buzznet employees, Mark Oshiro and Rich Flores.

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LAT In 90 Seconds

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Not Running: The guy who developed The Grove, Rick Caruso, has put an end to months of Internet whispering and said “he would not challenge incumbent Los Angeles Mayor Antonio [...]

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LAT Diggs With Stoopid

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Our friends on Franklin Ave. today point out that the LAT is getting all proud of its Digg ratings. So proud, that they’ve forgotten to vet them before showing them [...]