In tomorrow's elections, voters will face a lot of decisions without a lot of hope for the future, whatever the results might be. Ballot measures to cut costs and raise money won't help solve the City of Los Angeles' $400 million budget gap. The LA Community Colleges are looking at the expensive consequences of waste and corruption in a massive construction project, , and there are fierce battles raging for seats on the Los Angeles and Bell City Councils. Also, the ongoing recession means a lot of hungry people in Southern California. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Moammar Gaddhafi appears to have staved off the rebel onslaught, at least for the moment. With Libya divided, is it time for international intervention. What are the risks for the US to lead the way? What are the risks of inaction?
A Bountiful City Ballot, but Who's Paying Attention?
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Politics and a Fragile Economy
Los Angeles' Community College system is the biggest in the nation, and it's been the target of a week-long investigative series by the Los Angeles Times. Four of seven...
20 min, 38 sec
Nearly One in Five Americans Don't Have Enough Food
Have there been times in the past 12 months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you and your family needed?” Twenty percent of Californians answered "Yes" to...
5 min, 27 sec