City Employees

A David Goldstein investigation finds the city is paying upwards of $509,000 for people on paid administrative leave. (credit: CBS)

Goldstein Investigation Finds Some City Employees Are Paid Not To Work

Budget crisis? CBS2 has found at least a half million dollars of your taxpayer money is going to city employees who are being paid not to work.


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Ruling Halting Outsourcing Jobs In Costa Mesa Is Upheld

An Orange County appellate panel has upheld a lower court’s ruling halting Costa Mesa officials from laying off city employees and outsourcing jobs to private companies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2012

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Goldstein: City Employee Caught Drinking On The Job

In an exclusive CBS2 investigative report, David Goldstein exposes a Los Angeles city employee drinking on the job — on L.A. taxpayers’ dime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011


Bell Mayor No-Show At City Council Meeting

The scandal-ridden city of Bell canceled a city council meeting Thursday night after two council members failed to appear, preventing the attendees from reaching quorum, according to the L.A. Times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2011

Tree Surgeon Supervisor Octavio Martin with the L.A. Bureau of Street Services sits parked in his city vehicle.  (CBS)

Investigative Report Exposes Possible City Slacker

We went undercover to find city slackers — city employees slacking off on your tax dollars. Our hidden camera caught a man helping with the groceries at home during a time when he was supposed to be at work, earning your taxpayer money.