People can rent the historic telescopes at LA’s Mt. Wilson Observatory for one night — complete with snacks and a guide — for $1,700. How did this sanctuary of science become a fun night out for anyone with a credit card?
Plus, a local watchdog panel wants the California attorney general to investigate the LA Sheriff’s Department for illegal activity. And there’s controversy in Orange County over who won a $200 million contract to build new toll lanes on the 405 freeway.