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CBS2 Investigates: Garcetti May Pull The Plug On City-Owned Yacht Costing Taxpayers Millions

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti says it may be time to do away with the city-owned yacht after CBS2 uncovered that renovation costs were in the millions of dollars.

06/05/2014

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LA City Council Orders Investigation Into Street Repair Crews Following CBS2 Investigation

The Los Angeles City Council Friday ordered an investigation into city street repair crews who allegedly took unauthorized breaks and falsified their work logs.

05/23/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: LAX Among Nation’s Top 3 For Airport Complaints

This summer is shaping up to be one of the busiest travel seasons ever, and that can spell out problems at airports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: South LA Park Proves Major Drain On Water, Taxpayer Money Amid Drought Crisis

The severe drought crisis has residents across California cutting back on their water usage but CBS2 has learned officials have been pumping millions of gallons of fresh water into a South L.A. park touted as a water conservation project.

04/29/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City Councilmembers

With the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Millions In LA County Welfare Money Traced To Casinos, Bars, Vacation Spots

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein traced millions of dollars in L.A. County welfare money to some exotic locations, including ATMs in casinos and bars and vacation spots like Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

11/19/2013

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CBS2 Investigation: Patients Claim OC Dentist Didn’t Give Them Care They Paid For

Several patients are accusing an Orange County dentist of charging them thousands of dollars for faulty dental implants and subsequently never responding to their calls for help.

11/20/2012

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CBS2 Investigates: Is The Fake Fur You’re Buying Really Faux?

With winter approaching many people turn to fur-lined coats to keep them warm. Buying fake fur is the politically correct thing to do but a CBS2 investigation found real fur is being passed off as fake.

11/09/2012

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CBS2 Investigates: Activists Claim Inoperative Water Treatment Plant Wasted Stimulus Money

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.

11/01/2012

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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.

09/24/2012

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CBS2 Investigates Whether Husband Of High-Ranking City Official Received Preferential Treatment From LAPD

A CBS2 investigation reveals that the husband of a high-ranking City of L.A. official was given preferential treatment from the LAPD after his car was impounded.

04/20/2012

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CBS2 Investigates Questionable Price Tags At Several Kohl’s Department Stores

CBS2’s Sandra Mitchell reports on a hidden camera investigation into the popular department store chain Kohl’s. The report found that over and over again items were marked up with stickers covering lower prices underneath before they went on sale.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2012

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CBS2 Investigates: A Look Back At Biggest Stories Of 2010

In a special that aired Sunday, Investigative Reporter David Goldstein reviewed the year’s biggest stories and what happened as a result of those investigations.

01/23/2011

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