- Making News: The Closure or Conversion of Rancho Los Amigos?
Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center is nationally renown for serving patients with severe injuries of the brain and the spinal cord, but LA County Supervisors say they have not choice but to shut it. Now, there-s an effort to save it by taking it private. In just 72 hours, Jack Shakely of the California Community Foundation, is already halfway to his goal of raising $25 million to convert the facility to a private non-profit hospital.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Gray Men Replace Media Moguls in Industry Shake-Up
By founding and building CNN, Ted Turner made himself a 20th century media mogul. Yesterday, Turner announced he-s resigning as Vice President of AOL Time Warner, CNN-s current owner. The Economist recently reported that, around the world, men of -extravagant vision and exaggerated showmanship- are being replaced by -dull men in suits.- Sophie Pedder, media editor for that British weekly, is author of the article.