Investigative Reporter David Goldstein has been honored with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Press Club. In his more than two decades reporting in L.A., David has been nominated for more than 15 Emmy Awards and has won more than a dozen Golden Mike Awards.
He was a founding member of KCAL’s primetime newscast, having joined the station in 1989. Prior to that, he was a reporter at WCBS-TV in New York and has also worked as an investigative reporter in Miami.
At KCBS/KCAL, David’s undercover investigations have pointed the spotlight on government corruption and wasteful spending of taxpayer money.
His report on DWP workers drinking on the job and going to strip clubs prompted action by the department. An L.A. city official resigned after David’s investigation alleged her husband may have gotten favors from the police department. City traffic officers were fired or suspended after David’s undercover investigation showed they were goofing off and spending time at home instead of working. The list goes on.
David grew up in the suburbs of New York City and graduated from George Washington University with a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting.
In his spare time, he likes to jog, play tennis and spend time with his family.
Customers are ultimately paying the price for lawsuits against some Los Angeles-area restaurants, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
West Los Angeles residents said they’re outraged that streetlights in their neighborhood have been switched on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Taxpayers are footing the bill for a top Los Angeles County official’s more than 600-mile round-trip commute to and from his Northern California home, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
David Goldstein investigates why local limo companies — with pulled licenses — are still transporting passengers.
Some Asian Americans expressed their outrage over a taxpayer-funded video mocking the Asian community at the city’s Board of Public Works meeting on Monday.
The City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works is under fire for producing a controversial video depicting the Asian community—all with taxpayer money, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
While your children ride LAUSD buses, we obtained the most recent reports, finding fuel leaks, steering violations that could endanger students, and bad brakes.
City, county and federal agencies, along with some elected officials, are getting a free ride through new toll lanes on the 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
We found a Caltrans employee spending hours at a private school that he owns – at the very same time he’s supposed to be earning your taxpayer money.
Exes are posting nude photos of women online in what has been dubbed “revenge porn.”
A David Goldstein investigation reveals that more than 13,000 boxes of perfectly fine Girl Scout cookies were trashed — rather than donated.
A former priest and LAUSD employee embroiled in a sex scandal is confronted after documents show he admitted to sexual relations with an underage girl.
CBS2 Investigative Reporter David Goldstein met a man who claims to sell the hottest tickets in town.
In a long, rambling manifesto addressed to “The Nation” with the subject “Last Resort,” former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner — a fired LAPD officer accused in a double homicide in Irvine — laid out a long list of concerns, slights, charges and threats against fellow LAPD officers who he blames for a 2008 termination.
A former Los Angeles city commissioner who blamed a tumor for his partiality to child pornography was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Monday afternoon.