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Gov. Brown’s Budget Plan Expected To Include Catastrophic Cuts To In-Home Care Services

Activists are concerned the changes Gov. Jerry Brown plans to make to California’s budget Tuesday will include huge cuts to resources for in-home caregivers.

05/12/2014

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LA City Fire Chief Sounds Alarm About Hiring Crisis

Acting L.A. City Fire Chief James Featherstone warned the City Council Wednesday of an ongoing hiring crisis, noting the number of firefighters on the payroll has shrunk from 3,213 to 2,853 since 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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Sunday Library Hours Restored At 9 LA-Area Locations

Nine Los Angeles-area public libraries are opening again on Sunday, starting Jan. 12.

01/12/2014

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Board: Cuts Needed To Close Inglewood School District’s Nearly $18M Deficit

After a $55 million bailout from the state last October, the board tasked with overseeing the District’s finances said further cuts are needed to help close an almost $18 million deficit this school year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

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Flight Delays Continue For Third Day At LAX

Flight delays continued Tuesday for a third day at LAX and other Southland airports due to forced furloughs of air traffic controllers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2013

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Report: Budget Cuts Hobble Calif. Community Colleges

A new report finds state budget cuts have led to a dramatic decline in student enrollment at California’s community colleges.

03/26/2013

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Budget Cuts Lead LA County Court To Cut 511 Jobs

The Los Angeles County Superior Court says it will have to eliminate 511 jobs by late June as part of a sweeping effort to cut its budget by $85 million.

03/15/2013

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Parents Win Fight To Keep La Mirada Elementary School Open

Hundreds of parents won a fight to keep a La Mirada elementary school open despite plans to shut it down because of budget cuts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2013

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LAUSD Elevates Arts To A ‘Core’ Subject To Restore Needed Funds

The Los Angeles Unified school board has elevated arts to an essential “core” subject in the district’s curriculum, exempting it from further budget cuts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2012

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Inglewood School District Employees Protest Proposed Pay Cuts

Inglewood Unified School District officials met Wednesday night to discuss cuts to wages and benefits as a means of meeting their tight budget.

09/13/2012

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Bankrupt San Bernardino Plans To Eliminate More Than 100 City Workers

The San Bernardino City Council is planning to eliminate more than 100 city jobs in order to trim a more than $45 million budget shortfall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2012

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San Bernardino Council Meets With City Departments To Discuss Budget Cuts

The San Bernardino City Council is meeting with several city departments Tuesday to discuss cutting jobs and costs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2012

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San Bernardino Considers Reducing Police And Fire Protection Due To Bankruptcy

The bankrupt city of San Bernardino is considering a plan to reduce police and fire protection in order to cut $18 million from its budget.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2012

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SoCal Edison Cutting 730 Employees At San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Southern California Edison officials said Monday they plan to cut 730 employees at the ailing San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a decision that follows two years of analysis that included comparisons to similar nuclear plants.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

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Gov. Brown Warns Of Deep School Cuts If Tax-Hike Fails

Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off his campaign for tax increases at a Sacramento high school on Wednesday, warning that passing Proposition 30 is the only way to avoid billions of dollars in cuts to schools and higher education.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2012

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