- Making News: Can Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Survive?
The political career of California's Secretary of State Kevin Shelley is about to come to an end, according to a Republican strategist who predicts he'll be forced out by fellow Democrats in the legislature, lose in the next primary or, even before that, suffer a recall. Gary Delsohn of the Sacramento Bee reports on allegations against Shelley as well as what's at stake for Shelley, his possible rivals and the state of California.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bobby Shriver Joins Race for Santa Monica City Council
When the City of Santa Monica threatened to fine him $25,000 a day because his hedge was too high, the nephew of the late President John Kennedy and brother-in-law of Arnold Schwarzenegger became a candidate for the Santa Monica City Council. Jorge Casuso, who covers politics for SurfSantaMonica.com, has more on the character, political constituency and candidacy of Bobby Shriver.