- Newsmaker: Pressure Builds to Settle West Coast Port Strike
Despite union leaders- agreement to let federal mediators help resolve their grievances, dockworkers remain locked out of 29 West Coast ports. The stalemate has tied up shipping of everything from produce and toys to parts for electronics and autos. California Senator Dianne Feinstein says that if there is no resolution by week-s end, she-ll ask President Bush to invoke the Taft-Hartley Act.
- Reporter's Notebook: NYPD-s Former Top Cop Hired to Turn LAPD Around
When he made the cover of Time for reducing crime in New York, he was forced to resign by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Now, Mayor Jim Hahn has named William Bratton as his choice for Los Angeles Police Chief. Fred Siegel, political historian and author of The Future Once Happened Here: New York, DC, LA and the Fate of America's Big Cities, says that Siegel-s -smart policing- might be just what LA needs.
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