- Making News: Last Day to Register to Vote
It's still not too late to register for next month's election, but there are only a few hours left. Conny McCormack, LA County Register-Recorder, is expecting more than 130,000 last-minute registrations. That's keeping her enormously busy making provisions for eleventh-hour registration at the County's Norwalk facility. McCormack offers some useful ideas for procrastinators, as well as those seeking provisional and absentee ballots, and touch-screen voting.
- Reporter's Notebook: AARP Goes Hollywood
It used to be called the American Association of Retired People, but Americans get their AARP membership cards in the mail when they turn 50. So why is AARP recruiting in Hollywood, the headquarters of age discrimination? Nancy Griffin, AARP Magazine's West Coast editor, says Tinseltown is simply trying to reach a lively market of over-50 consumers who lead busy lives and spend generously on entertainment.