- Newsmaker: LAPD Officer Admits to a Bad Shooting - An LAPD officer has pled "no contest" to a charge stemming from shooting an unarmed man in the back during a traffic stop. LA's district attorney says it's the first time a Los Angeles police officer has admitted to an on-duty bad shooting. Deputy District Attorney Hector Guzman was part of the DA's "roll out team," immediately on the scene.
- Reporter's Notebook: LA Fails to Attract Conventions - LA, with its impressive convention center and Staples Center, has potential to host an endless stream of lucrative conventions. But conventioneers are canceling their reservations in droves, which has hotel owners and downtown business people fuming. John Regardie, former managing editor of the Los Angeles Downtown News, explains.