With 600 thousand acres of Southern California blackened in the state’s
worst fire in recent history, Congress moves to approve a measure to allow
incrased logging in federal forests. Environmental groups say the bill
would not have prevented the devastating fires.
- Congressional negoetiators reject a plan to require repayment of half of the aid package for Iraq.
Homeless rights advvocates denounce the anti panhandling measure on San
Francisco’s ballot next week, authored by mayoral frontrunner Gavin Newsom.