LA's Department of Water and Power considered another rate increase proposed by Mayor Villaraigosa today to create jobs and shift to "clean energy." Is it the same plan turned down by voters last year? Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon now has 25,000 entrants, a new route and a new name. Will all that make a difference? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the obesity epidemic may be old news, but it's still a major public health threat in the United States, especially to children. Are the beverage industry's changing practices more than public relations? Is First Lady Michelle Obama having an impact?
Cutting Calories for American Kids; Raising Rates for the DWP
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DWP Looks to Raise Rates to Pay for Green Energy
Last year, Los Angeles voters turned down Measure B , Mayor Villaraigosa's plan to raise rates charged by the Department of Water and Power to create jobs and increase...
18 min, 5 sec
25th LA Marathon Hits the Streets on Sunday
The LA Marathon is now sponsored by Honda, and the date has been moved back from May to this coming Sunday. The race, from Dodger Stadium to the Sea, is sold out with 25,000...
7 min, 9 sec