- Newsmaker: San Fernando Valley Secession Update
On Wednesday, the Local Agency Formation Commission will decide whether to place Valley secession on the November ballot. The measure will require approval by voters the entire city as well as those in the San Fernando Valley. Sharon Bernstein, lead reporter on secession for the Los Angeles Times, explains the requisite for citywide approval, looks at the make-up of LAFCO, and considers the viability of Councilwoman Wendy Greuel-s borough alternative.
- Reporter's Notebook: Talent Agency to Represent Virtual Heroine
Creative Artists Agency, the talent agency, has signed a new female lead to its stable of Hollywood stars. The beautiful, tech-savvy, virtual action character Lara Croft, who has already brought in some 700 million dollars, will be joining Jennifer Anniston, Geena Davis and Carrie Fisher at CAA. Broker Elie Dekel, who will represent Croft, talks about real challenges ahead and the virtual evolution of the industry.