Desperate efforts are being made to limit potential damage from the Gulf Oil spill that could extend all the way to the Eastern seaboard. Congress wants to know about cozy relations between the oil industry and federal regulators. Also on WWLA?… two questions for tough times: should homeowners pay for sidewalk repairs—even when the damage was caused by the city? Should landlords share the pain of their tenants by freezing increases in rents?
The Gulf States Battle the Oil Spill and Property Owners Battle the City of LA
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Allegations of Abuse at the Men's Central Jail
To reduce the overcrowding that leads to violence, LA County Sheriff Lee Baca says he’s cut the population of the Men’s Central Jail from 10,000 20 years ago to 4,175...
The Race Against the Great Oil Spill
BP, the Coast Guard and thousands of local fisermen are trying to control the oil slick moving toward the shores of 4 Gulf-coast states. Meantime, a 4-story, 100-ton...