- Newsmaker: CAMPAIGN SPENDING IN THE MAYORAL RACE -- Today-s Daily News reports that, in last month-s primary for Mayor of LA, James Hahn and Antonio Villaraigosa have raise millions of dollars. All this in a city which reputedly has the toughest election finance laws in the country. We talk with City Councilman and former Mayoral candidate Joel Wachs.
- Reporter's Notebook: "Bag snagger" debuts at 12th Annual Great Los Angeles River Cleanup -- Some 200 people were hard at work today on the banks of the Los Angeles River. They-re part of the growing effort to restore and enhance the waterway that-s responsible for LA-s original location. Today, they had a new recruit: Ian "Sandy" Frazier, writer of books and essays, and inventor of the "bag snagger."