- Newsmaker: Governor Davis has signed into law a measure rushed to his desk after revelations that former Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush allowed misconduct by insurance companies after the Northridge Earthquake. George Kehrer is executive director of a group that sounds like his name: CAR[E], or Community Assisting Recovery.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Washington Post's Lou Cannon waited six years before publishing "Official Negligence" his book about the Rodney King beating, the riots of 1992 and the LAPD. With the hindsight of history, he found some exculpatory evidence about the LAPD. Yesterday, in the New York Times magazine, Cannon wrote at length about the LAPD's latest catastrophe: the Rampart scandal.