- Newsmaker: Governor Davis and Power Crisis - The Public Utilities Commission has increased electricity rates for Southern California Edison and PG&E; for at least 90 days. Residents and industry will face increases of 9% to 15%. Will Gov. Davis confront the crisis in his state-of-the-state address? The Sacramento Bee's Dan Walters says events are changing so fast that Monday is "eons away".
- Reporter's Notebook: Who Will Represent the 32nd District? - The sudden death of veteran Congressman Julian Dixon has created an opening for ambitious politicians in the 32nd District. His widow says she's not a politician and will not run for his seat. Rick Orlov, of the Los Angeles Daily News, says there are several people with the will -- and the way.