Breaking: Major Layoffs at the LA Times

By Matthew Fleischer Comment

A source tells us columnist Tim Rutten was definitely laid off.¬† So was¬†Sharon Bernstein, the assistant business editor. We’re told the Calendar section will largely be spared, losing mainly expense and freelance budgets. But that “features (health, travel, food etc) is getting hit harder.”

LA Observed reports NBA writer Mark Heisler was also let go.

Sadly, more to come on this story, we’re sure.