The respected Timothy Mangan has been ‘restructured’ by the owners of the Orange County Register.
‘This time it’s me!,’ he writes.
‘I was told that they are restructuring, and going in a different direction.
‘What can I say? I’m stunned and looking for work. Perhaps that’s enough for now.
‘Though I’d like to say at least one more thing: Long Live Music Criticism!’
Now a whole stretch of the west coast becomes a classical desert.
UPDATE: More thoughts here.