- Newsmaker: Energy Giant Enron's Trouble Lead to Dynegy Merger - Enron is the Texas energy giant that Governor Davis railed against most at the height of the California energy crisis. Lately, Enron itself has seen financial hard times. Now there are reports that it may merge with Dynegy. Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Friedland details the company's alleged financial slight of hand and humiliating defeat.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bus Riders Union Extends Olive Branch to MTA-or Did They? - Today's Los Angeles Times reports that the Bus Riders Union has made peace with the Metropolitan Transit Authority, after a 5-year dispute over a consent decree in which the MTA agreed to put more buses in service. But union advisor Eric Mann says his comments, taken out of context, were an attempt to avert an MTA appeal.