After six months of uncertainty, the LA Times has been sold to Sam Zell. How much more uncertainty is the paper in for now? The Chicago real estate mogul has said very little since the deal was announced, but he’s indicated his interest is business, not newspapers. Does that mean more staff cuts? Will Zell cut a deal with his Malibu neighbor, David Geffen? Should readers be glad to see the last of the Chandler family? We talk with Times editor Jim O’Shea and others. Also, LAPD Chief Bratton wants a second term.