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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.


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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.


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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.



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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LAUSD To Sue Calif. Over $38M In Cuts To Its Transportation Program

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to file a lawsuit against the state Wednesday in hopes of blocking $38 million in cuts to its transportation program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2011

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California’s Mid-Year Cuts Loom For Schools, Services

Californians will find out Tuesday how much the state will automatically cut from public schools, higher education and a range of state services.


KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Pierce College

Pierce College in Woodland Hills considers itself a community college with a university attitude, still able to offer a wide range of majors even as the demand increases and the budget decreases.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/09/2011

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Plunge In Tax Revenue May Force Calif. To Cut Public Safety, School Funding

The gloomy report amplifies fears the state will have no choice but to impose deeper budget cuts this winter.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/10/2011


Union Calls For LAUSD To Tap $50M Fund To Rehire Teachers, Staff

A local teachers union called for the LAUSD on Thursday to tap into what it claims to be millions of dollars in reserves to help reduce classroom sizes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2011

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‘Just The Beginning’? US Layoffs Double In September To 116,000

September’s layoff totals marked the highest number since April of 2009, when 132,500 layoffs were announced.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/05/2011