- Newsmaker: Contract Dispute at West Coast Ports Still Unsolved
There-s been heated rhetoric but no work slowdown at 29 West Coast ports, even though the stage was set Sunday when the dockworkers- union walked out of talks with shipping companies. With $ 300 billion in cargo moving through the ports every year, the stakes are enormous. Michael Kahn, in San Francisco for Reuters News Service, has a progress report.
- Reporter's Notebook: Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral Opens to Public
The great bronze doors of Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral opened yesterday to 3000 international dignitaries who packed into America-s first new Roman Catholic Cathedral in 30 years. Today was the first day of regular services. Kathryn Maese, of the Los Angeles Downtown News, says some 6200 people, from nearby workers and jurors to the devout and skeptical, turned out for today-s two masses.