Sheriff Mike Carona Steps Down, at Least for Awhile
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Yesterday, Orange County’s top cop insisted he’d stay on the job. But today, Carona said he’ll take a 60-day leave of absence to fight against federal charges of selling his office for bribes and kickbacks. What should the Board of Supervisors do? On Reporter’s Notebook, the Writers’ Strike and LA County’s economy.
Indictment Clouds Future of LA Sheriff ()
Indicted on federal charges of mail fraud, witness tampering and conspiracy, the Sheriff pleaded not guilty yesterday. Today, after insisting he’d stay on the job, he said he’ll take a sixty-day leave of absence to fight the charges.
- Christine Hanley: Reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering Orange County
- Steven Greenhut: Senior Columnist, Orange County Register
- Jennifer Keller: Irvine criminal defense lawyer
- Mark Bucher: Member of the Lincoln Club of Orange County and Treasurer of the Orange County Republican Party
Economic Impact of the Writers Guild Strike ()
Burbank, Hollywood and West LA will suffer most, but all of LA County could feel the pain if the Writers’ Strike drags on. We’ll talk about the economic impact.
- Jack Kyser: Chief Economist at the LA Economic Development Corporation
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