The New Police Commission and Police Reform

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Mayor Hahn has appointed a racially diverse group of men and women to LA's most important non-elected policy-making body. But because none of the five has been associated with the demands for change to the LAPD philosophy and actions that forced Los Angeles into a federal consent decree to avoid a civil rights lawsuit, critics read their selection as proof that Hahn is not committed to police reform. As the city council begins to consider the nominees, we talk to a council member, a former police commissioner and Mayor Hahn himself.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Mandatory Kindergarten - Ninety percent of California's 5 year-olds go to kindergarten. Now, some state lawmakers want the rest to go, too. Herb Wesson, a Democrat from Culver City, is considered the most likely next Speaker of the State Assembly. He sees kindergarten as a socializing tool that's crucial to establishing a level educational playing field.

LA City Councilwoman Miscikowski

Los Angeles Police Commission

Los Angeles Police Department

Mayor of Los Angeles

Assemblyman Herb Wesson

Mandatory Kindergarten Bill (AB634)



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton