The whole state has been hit by heavy weather, with record rainfall in Southern California and record snowfall up north. We look at the aftermath -- from mud-clearance in Laguna Beach to skiing at Mammoth Mountain, which officially has the most snow in the world. Should kids be required to wear ski helmets? Also, official economizer Laura Chick is economized out of her job by incoming Governor Jerry Brown. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, federal agencies are spending tens of billions of dollars on domestic intelligence, so much it's impossible for anyone to keep track. Is it making America safe from terrorism or creating new threats to Constitutional rights?
Inspector General Laura Chick, Unaffordable?
From this Episode:
As the recent storms picked their way through Southern California, Laguna Beach got 10 inches of rain this week. Evacuation orders were lifted today, but access to some...
6 min, 18 sec
Economizer Laura Chick 'Economized Out'
Laura Chick was an Los Angeles City Council Member whose next office was City Controller, where she polished her reputation as a relentless auditor.
6 min, 10 sec
Safety on the Ski Slopes
Most Southern Californians may be complaining about heavy weather, but it’s great news for skiers. SkiInfo.com reports that Mammoth Mountain has the most snow in the...
12 min, 25 sec