The Board of Supervisors for Orange County on Tuesday gave its approval to a budget that marks a $146 million increase in spending heading into 2012.
Administrators are reportedly holding $57 million that could be used to prevent the layoffs of 1,900 teachers, nurses counselors, librarians and others.
Los Angeles police say a driver has been arrested for a crash that sent another car smashing into a check-cashing business.
Mayor Art Barajas says the city will be able to meet payroll and does not expect any layoffs in spite of a looming cash flow crisis.
“The true nature of the city’s cash deficit” was hidden for many years by accounting maneuvers, according to the city manager of Montebello.
Police said a gunman made off with an undisclosed sum of cash Sunday after holding up a doughnut shop in Riverside.
It’s not exactly the tooth fairy, but one trip to the dentist could save your kids some teeth — and some cash — after all those sweets.