Hollywood Development Hits a Bump

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Boosters of growth in Hollywood have suffered a setback, while opponents of increased density have scored a victory. This time, it's not all about earthquake faults. A judge has ruled that the best-laid plans of city officials are "fundamentally flawed." How long will development of hotels, office buildings and apartment houses be delayed? Also, does Glendale have a foreign policy? The city's being sued over a statue that offends some Americans of Japanese ancestry and Japanese officials.

Image-for-WWLA.jpgLater on To the Point, advocates for increasing the federal minimum wage call it a "stimulus program" paid for, not by government, but the private sector.  Opponents warn of lost jobs and hard times for small business.  We'll hear that some cities, states — and even some big companies — are increasing wages as debate goes on in Washington.

 

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Jenny Hamel, Gideon Brower