A water treatment plant built using more than $3 million of taxpayer money was supposed to remove bacteria from the waters feeding into Santa Monica Bay but it ended up dumping more bacteria into the ocean. CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein spoke to activists who said the facility was a waste of stimulus money. Santa Monica officials, however, insisted they can eventually get the plant operational.
Former members of an Orange County congregation are suing the pastor for allegedly squandering more than $15 million he took after selling church property. CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein spoke to two sisters who claim Pastor Neville McDonald used part of that money to fund a lavish lifestyle.
A Caltrans supervisor has resigned following a CBS2 investigation that caught some employees using Caltrans trucks rented with taxpayer money for their own personal use.
A CBS2 investigation found some Caltrans employees using Caltrans trucks rented with taxpayer money for their own personal use.
Budget crisis? CBS2 has found at least a half million dollars of your taxpayer money is going to city employees who are being paid not to work.
CBS2 Investigates: Water Company Asks For 24 Percent Rate Hike While Refusing To Divulge Spending Reports
A local water company is asking ratepayers for a 24 percent increase in rates next year. CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein asked Golden State Water to show how they’re spending customers’ money.
The former head of a Los Angeles city commission pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges of distribution of child pornography.
The former Los Angles City Commissioner charged with possessing child pornography, initially blaming it on his alleged split personality, is now agreeing to plead guilty to the crime.
One of the nation’s biggest banks is denying allegations of possible energy market manipulation in Southern California and throughout the state.
The ABC Unified School District was unable to reach an agreement on a settlement Tuesday in a case filed by former Stowers Elementary School Principal Eileen Blagden.
CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein found the DWP had more than $2.4 million in uncollected funds at the same time the agency seeks a 10 percent hike in power and a 5 percent hike in water rates.
After failing to collect millions in past-due payments from property owners — including from the husband of one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s top administrators — the DWP wants to raise rates for water and power on all Angelenos,
Officials are warning drought conditions combined with dry vegetation may be setting Southern California up for a fierce fire season.
Police in downtown Los Angeles are cracking down on parking meter cheats. Specifically they’re targeting people who illegally use disability placards to get away with free parking.
Caltrans has started the process to fire two supervisors, who made nearly $100,000 in taxpayer dollars last year, after a CBS2 investigation caught them drinking on the job. A third employee was also facing termination.