- Newsmaker: Transportation Outside the Lines
While local agencies, businesses and community groups met in LA today with the familiar goal of prying more transportation money out of Sacramento and Washington, some transportation planners say it-s time to start thinking outside the box. Geoff Wardle, an automotive designer and faculty member at Pasadena-s Art Center College of Design, says it-s time to end Southern California-s love affair with the automobile.
- Reporter-s Notebook: El Crimen del Padre Amaro
El Crimen del Padre Amaro may be the biggest hit in Mexican history, despite efforts by the Roman Catholic Church to ban it. The subtitled Crime of Father Amaro, has just opened in Southern California. It involves a young priest who has a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl, a fellow priest mixed up with drug dealers, and another with leftist guerrillas. Director Carlos Carrera talks about his hit film and the Catholic Church.