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LA Controller Website Opens City’s Checkbook To Public Scrutiny

Taxpayers in the city of Los Angeles can now see how officials are spending their hard-earned money.

10/24/2013

Councilman Eric Garcetti celebrates with supporters at election night party on May 21, 2013 in Silver Lake. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Garcetti Defeats Greuel To Become The Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated current City Controller in the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

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Trutanich Concedes To Feuer For City Attorney; Zine Trails Galperin In Controller Race

Carmen Trutanich conceded to Mike Feuer late Tuesday night in the contest for the next city attorney of Los Angeles, while an “outsider” was leading a veteran for the new city controller.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

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Submit Your Questions For Monday’s Mayoral Debate On KCAL9

Watch KCAL9 Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. for a mayoral debate hosted by political reporter Dave Bryan.

CBS Los Angeles–05/08/2013

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LA Mayoral Candidates Spar Over City Spending

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel claims she identified tens of millions of dollars in waste, fraud and abuse at City Hall—but City Councilman Eric Garcetti, a fellow mayoral candidate, said that’s just flat-out untrue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

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Audit: $352K Wasted In Mileage Reimbursement For LA Workers

Employees of the city of Los Angeles wasted hundreds of thousands of dollars on mileage reimbursements, according to an audit released Tuesday.

12/18/2012

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LA Mayor Candidates Join For Spirited Debate

Four major candidates for the mayor of Los Angeles gathered in Hollywood Wednesday for the first debate of the campaign season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2012

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Report: LAFD Slower To Respond To Medical Emergencies Since 2009

The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2012

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LA Parks Employee Arrested For Allegedly Stealing, Selling City-Owned Gas

A city parks employee was behind bars for allegedly stealing hundreds of gallons of gasoline from city depots and selling it on the streets.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/22/2012

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Audit: Poor Oversight, Missing Microchip Revenue Cost LA Animal Shelters $1.3M

City Controller Wendy Greuel said the Department of Animal Services has failed to keep accurate records of the thousands of animals at its shelters.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/15/2012

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‘Taxpayers Were Duped': Audit Finds Fraud, ‘Lavish’ Spending At HACLA

The findings of a CBS2 investigation earlier this month originally prompted the city controller to order a thorough financial audit of the department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/13/2011

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CBS2 Investigation Prompts Audit Of LA’s Low-Income Housing Authority

The L.A. city controller has called for a thorough financial audit of the city’s low-income housing authority in the wake of recently published reports alleging spending abuses.

12/06/2011

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Greuel: ‘No One Minding The Store’ At LA Coliseum

Another high-ranking city official will take a closer look at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/26/2011

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City Controller Wendy Greuel Releases LA Audit Report Card

City Controller Wendy Greuel announced Thursday that she was releasing an audit report card for the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2011

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‘We Could Do Better': LA To Revisit Natural Disaster Plan After Irene

City Controller Wendy Greuel will review the city’s emergency preparedness in the event of a natural disaster following Hurricane Irene’s damage on the East Coast.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/29/2011

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