The Los Angeles City Budget is being cut, squeezed and trimmed by the Mayor and the City Council. Are they taking the opportunity to reduce the power of two agencies created by voters to increase citizen participation and make sure elected officials observe campaign limits and regulations? Also, what caused the Jesusita Fire near Santa Barabara? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, President Obama is just one supporter of gay rights who draws the line at same-sex marriage. We talk about a movement that's been picking up speed, and efforts to speed it up as well as slow it down
City to Cut Watchdog Programs to Save Layoffs
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Brush Clearing Possible Cause of Jesusita Fire
They're mopping up now in Santa Barbara County: 13 square miles of the Jesusita Fire are now 70% contained thanks to fog and diminishing winds over the weekend....
6 min, 4 sec
The Fast Track to Same-Sex Marriage
Last week the Washington, DC City Council voted 12-to-1 to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions. The lone “no” vote came from a former civil...
25 min, 54 sec