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Nicholas Riccardi is Latest LA Times Departure

Top arts and entertainment editor Sallie Hofmeister wasn’t the only departure from the Los Angeles Times last Friday.

Former Denver bureau chief Nicholas Riccardi has also left and is headed back to the 303:

Today’s my last day at the LA Times. It’s been a wonderful ride. I’ve had the privilege of working with so many of the best journalists – and people – in the business. That was true on my first day, June 13, 1994 (when we reported the discovery of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s bodies) and it is true on June 15, 2012.

Keep in touch.

All the best,

Nick

LA Observed notes another high-profile LAT writer could be headed out the door next. Who needs layoffs when employees are leaving on their own, eh?

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LAT In 90 Seconds

31999407.jpgHelluva Lede: “If this region is known for anything, it’s coal and Allreds.” And, no, Nicholas Riccardi was not referring to Gloria.

zellsm.jpegIs It A Coincidence … that the paper runs a story about “bad bosses” the day Trib shareholder are expected to approve Sam Zell’s bid for the company?

comicguy.jpegGeeky Business: Know boys who never open their toys? Then e-mail them this story. A related question: Is Geoff Boucher on the nerd beat?