Silicon Beach Brings Change to Westside

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LA's elected County Assessor, John Noguez, was arrested, handcuffed and jailed this morning on 31 counts for allegedly lowering property values in exchange for cash contributions. Also, the digital world is moving south — from the Bay Area to Los Angeles, the heart of the entertainment world. We hear how content and technology are gentrifying what's now called Silicon Beach. Will Venice ever be funky again after Google? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Obama and Romney in the battle of the candidates.

Banner image: Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Photo by Tom Karlo/flickr

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