- Newsmaker: School Board Votes to Finish Belmont
Last night, LA-s elected School Board reversed a decision made two years ago and approved completion of the Belmont Learning Center in downtown Los Angeles. One of those who changed his mind was David Tokofsky, who says it-s time to stop worrying about what-s underground and concentrate on what could happen inside.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Lobbyists, Money and Power in Sacramento
Although the state Constitution provides for a two-house Legislature comprised of the Senate and Assembly, long practice has established what-s called -the third house.- That fixture lends its name to a new book co-authored by Dan Walters, a columnist for The Sacramento Bee. The Third House: Lobbyists, Money and Power in Sacramento presents an insider-s look at lawmaking in the state capital.