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OC Weekly Bids Adieu To Register Reporters. But Not To The Ones Who Are Leaving.

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The OC Weekly ends its story about the Orange County Register Layoffs with this juicy tip:

*MORE: Add classical music critic Timothy Mangan and theater guy (and all-around mensch) Paul Hodgins. Per our source, “Paul Hodgins asked for a buyout and will probably get it but it hasn’t been formalized yet.” With those two losses, the Reg has abdicated a large chunk of the arts scene in the county. I forget–is dance critic Laura Bleiberg (sp?) still around?

One problem. It isn’t true. At all. (Well, except for the part about Paul being a mensch.)

Dudes, your offices are in the same area code. Pick up a phone some time and figure it out!

[UPDATE: Paul blogs about the false rumors of his death ... also, we mistakenly thought OC Weekly called Mangan a mensch and reported as such. We've fixed the error, but for the record, they're both mensches.]

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