- Making News: Nuevo Laredo's Police Chief Slain First Day on Job
Yesterday, Alejandro Dominguez became the police chief of Nuevo Laredo in the state of Monterrey, Mexico. He said he was not afraid of anything. Hours later he was dead, ambushed and killed by gunmen who shot him three dozen times. Dudley Althaus, who reports from Mexico for the Houston Chronicle, has more on Mexico's drug wars.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Did Malibu Homeowners Steal a Public Beach?
Hollywood stars are among those who-ve paid big money for private waterfront property on Malibu's Broad Beach. Their rights extend down to the mean high-tide line. Beyond that, the beach is supposed to be public--if there-s any beach left. For the past week, earthmovers have been moving sand from the public beach onto private property, creating an 8 foot-high berm. Now, the California Coastal Commission has ordered that action to stop. Pat Veesart is an enforcement team leader for the Commission.
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