- Making News: Fraud Ring Taps into Californians' Credit Data
Some 35,000 Californians have been notified that they're the victims of a massive identify theft. ChoicePoint, Inc. says credit reports, Social Security numbers and other personal information have been sold to fraudulent companies. Joseph Menn, who is reporting the story for the LA Times, has the details as well as useful hints on how to protect yourself. (To get your free annual credit report, call 877-322-8228, or go online at www.AnnualCreditReport.com.)
- Reporter's Notebook: No Kings Games as National Hockey League Cancels Season
Both players and owners made major concessions, but they weren't enough. The National Hockey League today finally cancelled its season. What are the consequences for Los Angeles and Anaheim, homes to the Kings and the Mighty Ducks? Matt McHale, Deputy Sports Editor for the Daily News, predicts dark days for the Staples Center and Arrowhead Pond.