- Newsmaker: Orange County Healthcare System - Will Orange County's Board of Supervisors defy the will of its own constituents? Voters recently approved Measure H, dedicating tobacco-settlement money to be spent mostly for health care, but a majority of the elected board wants this year's allotment to pay off government debt. Michele Revelle speaks for the Orange County Medical Association, a major sponsor of Measure H.
- Reporter's Notebook: SAG & AFTRA Early Meeting - Can Hollywood avoid a crippling strike? Reports that an entertainment industry-strike are all but inevitable may be exaggerated. David Robb, who reports for The Hollywood Reporter, tells us about the peace offering Hollywood unions have made to studio heads and network executives.