Balancing Work and Family

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Larry Hugick: Director of media and political surveys at Princeton Survey Research Associates which just conducted a survey for the Pew Center for the People & the Press titled: As American Women See It: Motherhood today: A Tougher job, Less Ably Done. Arlie Hochschild: Professor of Sociology at U.C. Berkeley; author of a new book The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home & Home Becomes Work. Dana Mack: Affiliate scholar with the New York-based Institute for American Values and author of The Assault on Parenthood: How Our Culture Undermines the Family Simon & Schuster. Susan Troy: General counsel of Federated Linen & Uniform Services, a business owned by her family for 100 years; president of the Constitutional Rights Foundation. Susan was a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Manatt, Phelps; a former governor of the State Bar of California; the former president of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. Her husband is a world reknown molecular biologist at UCLA. They have two daughters. [I.e., the woman who has it all.] Lucia Hodgson: Director of the Gaylord Donnelley Children and Youth Studies Center at The Crossroads School in Santa Monica, and author of Raised in Captivity: Why Does America Fail Its Children? to be published this fall by, Graywolf Press; Hodgson had an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times last week titled Work Outranks Children: Putting More Poor Kids in Child Care May Benefit Our Family-Hostile economy, But It's not What's Best for Them. [I.e., you can't have it all and you shouldn't try.] Iris Krasnow: Author of Surrendering to Motherhood: Losing Your Mind, Finding Your Soul. Little Brown/Hyperion. James Levine: Director of the Fatherhood Project at the Family and Work Institute; author of a new book called Working Fathers: New Strategies for Balancing Work and Family (Addison-Wesley). On Tuesday, Working Mother Magazine will honor him as one of the top 25 men in the coutnry who have made a contribution to working parents. Vivian Weinstein: President of Los Angeles City Commission on Children, Youth, and their Families, and she's a member of the County Child Care Advisory Board. Mike Feuer: Los Angeles City Councilman representing the 5th District; Feuer proposed an ordinance today to regulate the sale of ammunition.

topic: Local gun and ammunition control



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton