With a lot of advance publicity and smart planning by savvy drivers, "Carmageddon" turned into a happy weekend. "Rampture" will be a different story. All the on-and-off ramps will be closed at the intersection of the 405 Freeway and Wilshire Boulevard – two at a time --for as long as 90 days each. That will mean months of continued disruption where maddening congestion is already a fact of daily life. We hear the bad news — and some good news, too -- for commuters and neighborhood residents. Also, Steve Jobs, Pixar and the last word in digital animation. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, executive pay and corporate failure.
Get Ready for 'Rampture'
From this Episode:
'Rampture' on the 405 at Wilshire Boulevard
There are eight on-and-off ramps where the 405 Freeway meets Wilshire Boulevard on the West side of Los Angeles. Built for a different era, they are notorious for dangerous...
13 min, 31 sec
Steve Jobs' Hollywood Legacy
The late Steve Jobs had the patience of Job when it came to Pixar, which he bought from Lucasfilm for $5 million in 1986. Ultimately, it was Pixar that made Jobs a...
6 min, 22 sec
Executive Pay and Corporate Failure
One of the reasons for income inequality in the US is the skyrocketing pay of corporate executives, even when their companies are not doing well. At the same time, the wages...
26 min, 22 sec