- Newsmaker: Impact of Power Crisis on Hospitals - They may be exempt from rolling blackouts, but they're not exempt from the crisis. Hospitals are among the energy-users that signed long-term contracts assuming the worst wouldn't occur. Jim Lott, who represents hospitals in Southern California, says the worst is here, and funds must be diverted from labor and other services to pay the bills.
- Reporter's Notebook: LAX Environmental Impact Report - LA's Dept. of Airports has released a long-awaited environmental report on the modernization of LAX. Does "improvement" mean expansion? Will the plan provide much needed relief for increasing air traffic, or run over neighboring communities? We get opposing views from the airport's Lydia Kennard and El Segundo Mayor Mike Gordon.