- Newsmaker: Is so-called "outreach" to minority and women contractors a proper step toward equality or is it "preferential treatment" that violates Prop 209's ban on affirmative action in California? That's the question before the State Supreme Court, which is hearing arguments today on a case involving the city of San Jose.
- Reporter's Notebook: California's requirement for Zero-Emission Vehicles is the nation's toughest, but it's subject to regular review by the Air Resources Board. This week the Board is taking another look with this question in mind: Do consumers care enough to pay more for clean cars? We talk with Jack Doyle, former consultant to the White House and Congress, prolific writer on energy and environmental issues.