- Making News: Sean Harrigan Out at CalPERS
Business groups and California's Republican Party are celebrating the removal of Sean Harrigan as president of the California Public Employees' Retirement System. With $177 billion in assets, CalPERS has been a major player in the movement to influence corporate behavior, supposedly in the interests of stockholders. Nell Minow, editor of The Corporate Library, an online service dealing with corporate governance, has more.
- Reporter's Notebook: Israeli and Palestinian Launch 10,000 Kites for Peace
Ongoing, reciprocal violence between Israelis and Palestinians has created a picture of hopelessness and despair, symbolized by the wall being constructed between them. But tonight in Los Angeles, the Skirball Cultural Center is hosting a dinner for 10,000 Kites, an organization that strives to create a new image for peace. We hear more about the project from artists, Adi Yekutieli, and Israeli, and Palestinian George Nustas.
Catalina Island Buffalo Head Home to the Plains
Eighty years ago, a production company shipped 14 buffalo to Catalina Island to be part of a film called The Vanishing American. When the film crews and actors left, the buffalo stayed behind, and the herd once increased to as many as 600. Now, 100 of the remaining 250-head herd will vanish from Catalina to reappear in South Dakota, where their ancestors came from in the first place. We hear about the latest round-up and what two Native American tribes have to do with it. We speak with the coordinator of the "repatriation" and the chair of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians about the latest round-up and what two Native American tribes have to do with it.