Acting L.A. City Fire Chief James Featherstone warned the City Council Wednesday of an ongoing hiring crisis, noting the number of firefighters on the payroll has shrunk from 3,213 to 2,853 since 2008.
An audit reveals that the city of Bell is still reeling financially three years after it was discovered the working-class suburb’s municipal leaders had looted millions of dollars from its treasury.
It’s known as the “quarter-life crisis”, similar to the mid-life crisis for people in their 50s – but now it’s happening to young people.
Even on Christmas Eve, the U.S. economy is moving closer and closer to the so-called “fiscal cliff.”
Intuitive psychologist, relationship counselor, and author, Dr. Carmen Harra, visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to share tips on how to stay focused during a crisis.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
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 average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is at $3.97, but it could soon top $4.
Gas prices are still hovering near $4 a gallon in Southern California, but oil prices slumped below $98 a barrel Tuesday as traders braced for the worst in Japan, where a third explosion in as many days at an earthquake-damaged nuclear plant triggered a radiation leak.
A new website encourages whistleblowers to report questionable spending at California State University campuses.
Fresh off of his election day victory, Governor-elect Jerry Brown won’t have much time to celebrate amid what he says is an “unprecedented” budget crisis.
A state analyst says a sale-leaseback for over 11 properties may end up costing taxpayers up to $1.4 billion.
Governor-elect Jerry Brown will face a mounting budget crisis when he is sworn into office in January, a gap that now tops one-fifth of the state’s general fund.
The government says the economy added morethan 150,000 jobs last month, but millions still face the end of jobless benefits and millions more have lost hope of ever finding a job.
The foreclosure crisis intensified across a majority of large U.S. metropolitan areas this summer, with Chicago and Seattle — cities outside of the states that have shouldered the worst of the housing downturn — seeing a sharp increase in foreclosure warnings.