Chuck Hubbs, the night city editor at the Herald-Examiner used to refer to the monster Sunday Los Angeles Times of the 1980s as the “puppy killer.”
Thanks to Kevin Roderick at LA Observed for this tidbit about the new lighter newspaper.
Times reporter Tracy Wood found yesterday’s paper soaking wet in the gutter, her delivery guy knew what happened. “I threw your paper up on your driveway, the same as always,” he told Wood. “The wind blew it into the water.”
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I’ve got a lot to say about this.. more later.
Anyway, the event is tonight at the LA Press Club on Hollywood Blvd. Lots expected to attend according to Wendy at the Press Club.
Some of those I know who are going are Leo Jarzomb, Mike Mullen and Bill Bell. I’ll be there too.
They are billing the deal as a “Return to Corky’s” (the bar across 11th from the old plant) Next to the Her-Ex closing, one of the saddest nights I remember was when Betty closed Corky’s for good.