- Newsmaker Power Grids - As the state Legislature ponders a proposed multi-billion dollar takeover of California's transmission line grid, energy experts warn the power lines could generate hundreds of millions of dollars in headaches. Dan Walters, columnist for the Sacramento Bee, has been writing on the energy situation throughout the present crisis and before.
- Reporter's Notebook: Digital Age Reshaping America's Cities - The new economy was supposed to allow independence from notions like "place." Ironically, the creative, highly educated, and skilled workers of the high-tech world are moving to the nation's urban centers that many thought were history. Ross DeVol is co-author of a new study called Knowledge - Value Cities in the Digital Age.