- Making News: G8 Leaders to Meet in Scotland
On Wednesday, leaders of the G-8 industrial nations are scheduled to meet in Scotland, but they're so politically weakened at home that one observer calls them "the walking dead." Mary Dejevsky, chief editorial writer of the Independent newspaper in London, has a preview of what to expect.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Moving Sands of Malibu Beach
On mile-long Broad Beach, state officials have been trying to get Malibu property owners to replace sand scooped up by giant earth movers from public territory beyond the high-tide line. Homeowners used the sand to construct an 8-foot berm in front of their houses. Until it's replaced, people who don't own multi-million-dollar beach homes will have no place to put their towels. Lisa Haage is Chief of Enforcement for the California Coastal Commission.
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