A plan to raise cash for a new state-of-the-art stadium in downtown Los Angeles by selling luxury condominiums may be in trouble.
Without telling police, the administrators gave the 12-year-old cash and asked him to buy drugs, according to his parents, who are claiming emotional distress and loss of income.
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.