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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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Report: Human, Computer Errors Plague Data On LAFD Response Times

The Los Angeles Fire Department is facing renewed scrutiny over its emergency response times after a report found errors in the computer software used to compile the data.

CBS Los Angeles–05/15/2012

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Funding Cuts For Arts, Class Sizes Under Fire At PTA Convention

A convention bringing together parents and educators from across the state kicked off in Anaheim on Wednesday.

05/09/2012

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Abandoned Two-Tier Tuition Plan At Santa Monica College Deemed Illegal

The attorney general’s office said requiring students to pay the full cost of classes is not allowed under the California Education Code.

04/18/2012

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Union Chief: Tap $200M Reserve Fund To Cut Emergency Response Times

The president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/04/2012

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Layoffs Threat Leaves LA Workers Questioning Past Concessions

A $220 million shortfall behind the mayor’s threat has left already-squeezed municipal workers incensed.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/30/2012

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Professor: Budget Cuts To Tsunami Warning System May ‘Endanger The Country’

A geophysics professor is warning of a potentially dire impact from proposed cuts to warning systems off the California coast.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2012

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Gov. Jerry Brown To Push His Tax Plan In Irvine Thursday

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to be in Irvine Thursday morning, where he will push for support of his controversial new budget proposal.

01/19/2012

Budget Cuts May Affect California’s Transitional Kindergarten Program

An innovative program that would help children transition into kindergarten may be put on hold as California works to bridge its budget deficit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2012

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Mayor, LAPD Chief Tout Falling Crime Rate To Deflect Calls For Budget Cuts

Both the mayor and the police chief say the city’s tumbling crime rate should not be a signal to trim the LAPD’s budget.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/05/2012

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