As LA County voters prepare to elect the next District Attorney, crime is down — and so is the money required for tough law enforcement. Veterans Jackie Lacey and Alan Jackson are trying to thread the needle before Tuesday's election. Can they balance promises of both public safety and greater efficiency? What are their positions on amending Three Strikes, eliminating the Death Penalty and Proposition 30, which would raise taxes for schools and for the DA's office? We talk to the candidates for the biggest job of its kind in America. Also, UCLA's Pauley Pavilion is almost ready after two years of renovations. We hear about money and a new arena for college basketball. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, will electronic voting compromise the integrity of the presidential election?
The Race for LA District Attorney
From this Episode:
Has LA's 'Tough on Crime' Era Come to an End?
Three-time LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is stepping down at a time when both crime and public resources are on the decline. In Tuesday's final election, two veterans of...
A New Pauley Pavilion
The Bruins' victory over the Kentucky Wildcats in 1975 was Coach John Wooden's final game and UCLA's 10th national basketball championship in 12 years. All John Wooden's...