The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 3, 2005

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A defeat in court for governor Schwarzenegger as a Sacramento county judge rules he illegally blocked a law boosting the number of nurses needed to staff California’s hospitals ….it’s a possible victory for the California Nurses Association. . .

The governor showcases support for his proposal to redraw
legislative and congressional districts — eight Republican members of
congress from California and the good-government group Common Cause

Still no agreement on a government for Iraq — it’s another day of wrangling there and another day of violence

In Japan, Dugongs — creatures similar to the Florida manatee — threaten to sink the plans for a new base for the U.S. marines

California’s Attorney General sues the Bush administration over its plans for the Giant Sequoia National Monument, home to two-thirds of the world’s largest trees

At the Beijing Plus Ten conference at the United Nations, the Bush
administration stands alone