Prosecutors have filed a consent decree in federal court that calls for sweeping reform, under a court-appointed monitor, at five state mental hospitals. The decree provides an outline to prevent suicides and assaults, reduce the use of seclusion and restraints and offer more personalized care to the state's mentally ill patients.
According to a trustee's report issued Monday, Medicare's financial troubles have deepened over the past year. Larry talks with economic experts about the problems facing Medicare and possible solutions.
Larry talks with Alan Abrahamson, LA Times staff writer. He traveled with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to Dallas to discuss the possibility of Los Angeles acquiring an NFL team. Yvonne Braithwaite-Burke also joins the discussion.