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$1.6M Vote Shelves Plans To Reassign LAFD Firefighters

A controversial cost-cutting plan to reassign Los Angeles firefighters will be called off after a vote to approve $1.6 million in overtime costs.

05/07/2013

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Parents, School Workers Launch Effort To Keep LAUSD Breakfasts

Hundreds of school cafeteria workers and other LAUSD employees Tuesday protested the district’s decision to end a program that provides breakfast to students directly in the classroom.

04/30/2013

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Open House At JPL Closed To Public Over Sequestration

A popular annual event at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the latest program to fall victim to federal budget cuts.

04/22/2013

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No Warships For ‘Navy Days': Budget Cuts Cancel San Pedro Port Calls

A federal budget fight will keep a U.S. Navy warship from docking in San Pedro for this year’s Los Angeles Navy Days.

04/22/2013

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Blue Angels Flight Show Grounded Over ‘Budget Realities’

The U.S. Navy has grounded its most popular air show.

04/09/2013

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FAA To Close Several Southland Air Control Towers

The Federal Aviation Administration Friday announced the first wave of air traffic control towers to be closed because of sequestration cuts

CBS Los Angeles–03/22/2013

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‘Everything On The Table’ After Proposed Sales Tax Hike Defeated

The defeat of a proposed half-cent sales tax increase sent officials at City Hall scrambling Wednesday to determine the next step in trimming the city’s $200 million deficit.

03/06/2013

AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

Longer Lines At LAX, Other Airports As Budget Cuts Take Effect

It may take a few days, but the impact of automatic across-the-board budget cuts in Washington could soon make an impact in the Southland.

03/04/2013

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Small Businesses Set To Bear Brunt Of $45B In Spending Cuts

Small business owners across the Southland were preparing for reductions in staffing and other economic challenges after automatic federal budget cuts began taking effect Friday.

03/01/2013

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Budget Cuts To Hit Border Patrol Ranks In ‘Perfect Storm’

Hours before federal spending cuts were set to go into effect, the impact was already beginning to be felt Thursday along the U.S.- Mexico border and in California prisons.

02/28/2013

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LAUSD, Airports, Defense Firms Brace For Budget Cuts

Several local agencies are already preparing for less money from the federal government come Friday.

02/26/2013

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Trial Delays, Longer Lines Expected From Court Closures

The closure of 10 regional courthouses in Los Angeles County is expected to result in trial delays and longer lines, a judge said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2012

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LAUSD Rescinds Furlough Days After Prop. 30 Passage

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will get a full school year for the first time since 2008.

11/13/2012

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Prop. 30 Likely To Eliminate LAUSD Furlough Days

A possible funding cut of $255 million to the Los Angeles Unified school district is no longer on the table after voters passed Proposition 30.

11/13/2012

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CSU Eyes New Fees To Push Students To Graduate On Time

California State University officials are set to unveil incentives for college students to graduate on time even as budget cuts in Sacramento have cut classes and admissions at campuses statewide.

11/09/2012

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