In Hollywood and West LA, massive developments are being downsized because of neighborhood opposition, but in downtown Los Angeles, five-to-seven story, wood-framed apartment complexes are under construction, even though zoning and residents favor steel-framed high rises. We ask LA's planning director if that makes sense. Also, Janet Napolitano faces opposition ahead of the UC Regents vote. Plus, should LA's riots of 1992 have been named for Latasha Harlins rather than Rodney King?
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, covering war can be a deadly experience for reporters, and veterans say that Syria's civil war is becoming more dangerous by the day. As long as a year ago, reporters were asking each other if it could still be covered at all. Despite the deaths of friends and colleagues, they're still at it. We hear what that means.
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