LA County’s Probation Department can’t find $79 million or locate 10% of its employees, and 31 of its officers cannot be disciplined even though they’ve committed abuse and misconduct. Some have convictions for felony crimes. Also, we remember the late James Wood, president of the Getty Trust. On our rebroadcast of today’s To the Point, the federal budget for cancer research is $5 billion and rising, but cancer victims and taxpayers are asking, where are those promised breakthroughs? We look at expectations and realities.
LA County Government in Spectacular Disarray
From this Episode:
Remembering James Wood
Ernest Fleischmann transformed the LA Philharmonic into a major culture institution during 30 years as director. He died today at the age of 85. (We hear more about his...
6 min, 9 sec
Cancer and the Business of Medicine
The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology brings together the latest on cancer research and treatment. Patients and their families pray for news of...
26 min, 38 sec
Supreme Court to Hear Schwarzenegger's Appeal on Prisoner Release
The US Supreme Court has agreed to consider Governor Schwarzenegger's request to block the court-ordered release of 40,000 inmates from overcrowded prisons. Michael Doyle...
4 min, 46 sec