Questions about Safety at the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

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As Japan copes with Fukushima Daiichi, Edison's nuclear plant at San Onofre has drawn scrutiny, not just because it's near an earthquake fault that could cause a tsunami.  We hear about the "safety culture." Is it declining? Could it lead to an accident?  Should the public know more? Also, about one-third of LA City workers have said, "no" to a pay cut that's crucial to balancing Mayor Villaraigosa's budget. Will he make good on his threat of furlough days that will cost them more and disrupt city services? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, heavy weather for the "Arab Spring" in Syria.

Banner image: Japanese reporters leave the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant, which sits at the edge of the Pacific Ocean in north San Diego County, on March 15, 2011. Photo: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images