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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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‘More Cuts’ Or Tax Hike? LA City Council Mulls Options

The Los Angeles City Council will consider several tax measures Wednesday, including a motion to ask voters to raise the city’s sales tax by one-half percent.

10/31/2012

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LAUSD Superintendent: Shorter School Year Due To Budget Crisis

The superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District said Monday that the school year will likely end in April if the state and federal budget crisis isn’t resolved.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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LAUSD Seeks Arts Revival Ahead Of More Budget Cuts

The district faces a “substantially shorter school year” along with cuts to transportation, magnet schools, and honors classes if voters reject proposed tax hikes next month.

10/08/2012

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‘No One Left To Lay Off’: LAUSD ‘Doomsday’ Scenario Looms

LAUSD officials Wednesday warned of more layoffs and a shortened school year if voters reject proposed tax increases on Election Day.

10/03/2012

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Funding Cuts Force Santa Monica College To Drop Winter Classes

The campus of Santa Monica College will be a little be colder and darker this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2012

Students And Teachers Protest Proposed Budget Cuts To California University System

CSU Downplays Report On Policy To Accept Out-Of-State Students

Officials denied a report alleging the system would allow out-of-state students — and their higher tuitions — to bypass a statewide enrollment freeze.

08/17/2012

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Overtime Costs Thaw Hiring Freeze At LAFD

Thousands of applicants are expected to compete for hundreds of positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department after a three-year hiring freeze.

07/30/2012

The historic Station Fire of 2009 burned through more than 250 square miles of land north of Los Angeles, proving to be the biggest and most deadly in a series of wildfires that summer. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Worry SoCal Fire Officials

Officials are warning drought conditions combined with dry vegetation may be setting Southern California up for a fierce fire season.

07/10/2012

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LA County Court Worker Found Dead As Layoffs, Budget Cuts Announced

Pink slips are being handed out to over 150 employees even as hundreds more may lose a huge chunk of their paycheck.

06/15/2012

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