Voter turnout was low in yesterday's primary election throughout the country, including in California. Numbers from the Secretary of State's office show that only about 18 percent of registered voters participated.
Mayor Eric Garcetti has launched a programs to promote main streets throughout the city. At the same time, LA Metro will be voting on a series of upcoming open streets events like CicLAVia. These initiatives could revitalize neighborhoods all around LA.
Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong poured into the streets today to mark the 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square. But in Beijing, Chinese authorities sharply restricted access to the site and enforced a virtual blackout online.
To date, the genre has been dominated by smaller independent production companies, but now, the big guys are getting in on the act. They're scooping up reality TV makers so quickly that insiders are calling it a gold rush.