- Making News: Sacramento's End-of-Legislative-Session Frenzy
Bills on the minimum wage, prescriptions drugs, and illegal immigration are making news, not in Washington but in Sacramento, where Democrats are about to force some tough decisions on Governor Schwarzenegger. Bob Sallady, who reports from the Capitol for the LA Times, considers several of the issues and their likely resolution.
- Reporter's Notebook: Local Zoos Vaccinate Birds against West Nile Virus
West Nile disease is a problem for human beings, but it's a lot worse for birds. So, special precautions are under way at the LA Zoo, where Susie Kasielke is the curator of birds. With no vaccine tailored specifically for avians, Kasielke explains the delegate task of catching the birds and injecting them with the only vaccine readily available, a horse vaccine.