- Newsmaker #1: State Purchase of Edison Power Grid - Late today Governor Davis struck a deal with Southern California Edison to purchase the utility's transmission lines for 2.76 billion dollars. The money would help the nearly bankrupt company restructure its debt. Harvey Rosenfeld, who's with a Santa Monica-based consumer advocacy group, has been tracking the state's energy woes.
- Newsmaker #2: Ballot Box Primer - Got Chads? - If you're voting in LA's primary tomorrow, don't leave any hanging chads! You'll probably be using the very same type of machine used in Florida last year to help select a president. In an election that could turn on just a few votes, it's important that every vote count. We hear more from Los Angeles City Clerk Mike Carey.
- Reporter's Notebook: Council Districts 1, 13, 15 and Charter Amendments 1 & 2 - We look at three council districts tonight with incumbents who've been termed out or moved on to higher office. Jim Newton, of the Los Angeles Times, looks at competitive races in Districts 1, 13, and 15, as well as two city charter amendments that will be before the voters.