- Reporter's Notebook: Getty Villa Set to Open, Under a Cloud
When the refurbished Getty Villa in Malibu opens this weekend, visitors will see one of the world's great collections of antiquities. More than 300 pieces in the collection were sold and donated to the Museum by the late Lawrence Fleischman and his wife Barbara. Yesterday, Mrs. Fleischman resigned from the Getty board. We get an appreciation and update Fleischman's resignation with art critic Tyler Green, who writes the blog Modern Art Notes.
- Reporter's Notebook#2: LA Youth on Killing of 13-Year-Old Devin Brown by LAPD
Next Tuesday, the LA Police Commission promises to rule on whether Officer Steven Garcia was justified in the shooting death of 13-year old Devin Brown. The District Attorney has declined to prosecute Garcia, who says the boy tried to run him down after being chased while driving a stolen car in South Los Angeles. The incident occurred almost a year ago, but young people remember, as we hear from 22-year old Cassandra Gonzalez of Youth Radio.