- Newsmaker: Former Police Commissioner Seeks Consultant Post - Former Police Commissioner Gerry Chaleff has decided not to challenge his recent firing by Mayor Richard Riordan. While the mayor maintains that his action was prompted by the need for new leadership, the head of LA's Public Safety Committee disagrees. Today Cindy Miscikowski introduced a motion to hire Chaleff as a consultant.
- Reporter's Notebook: Another View of Mexico - President Bush travels to Mexico this week for his first official foreign visit and a meeting with Vicente Fox, Mexico's first democratically elected president. Immigration, trade, and the drug war will be high on the agenda. Freelance writer Sam Qui-ones says developing a plan to strengthen weak local Mexican governments will serve both countries well.