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Sundown on Sunset

windysunset.jpg Some stuff we covered (maybe too much) and some stuff just got blown off our desks on these windswept days. Here’s a roundup of newsy detritus.

Reading is dangerous: LA Observed notes that an Oregon handyman was suspended without pay for sharing the OC Weekly’s “Ask A Mexican” column with a colleague.

Lindsay Lohan feeling better: As always, TMZ.com has the socialite/actress/thingy’s best interest at heart.

Slate reads the paper, doesn’t much care for it: In a naughty/haughty op-ed, Jack Shafer plays media Moses, advising the Tribune Co. to let its people go — specifically the LAT newsroom’s many, many shining stars.

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