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Demand-Based Parking Program Takes Effect In Downtown

New fees for parking in downtown Los Angeles take effect Monday under a new program where prices will rise and fall with demand.

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New Rules For Airline Fees To Take Off Thursday

New U.S. Department of Transportation rules will require airlines to include the cost of all mandatory fees and taxes in the advertised price of an airfare, starting Thursday.

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Lawmakers Question Cost Of Vernon’s Legal Bills

Lawmakers are questioning the cost of legal bills for the city of Vernon, which is under investigation for its financial dealings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/28/2011

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Silver Lake Woman Spearheads ‘Bank Transfer Day’

Activists behind “Bank Transfer Day” are hoping tens of thousands of people on Saturday will voluntarily switch their money to not-for-profit credit unions.


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Proposal Would Raise Sanitation Fees By More Than 70 Percent

A new proposal would raise sanitation fees by more than 70 percent for Los Angeles residents.


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Online College Offers Pricey Alternative To Overcrowded Campuses

As tuition and fees continue to soar on state campuses, a new online college is launching just as demand for higher education is increasing.

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Schwarzenegger Doesn’t Want To Pay Shriver Support, Attorney’s Fees

Arnold Schwarzenegger has indicated in court filings that he does not want to pay Maria Shriver spousal support or her attorney’s fees in their divorce case.


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Airlines May Be Forced To Disclose More About Baggage, Reservation Fees

The Transportation Department is proposing new rules that would require carriers to disclose the fees they charge passengers in detail.

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UC Board OKs Additional 9.6 Percent Tuition Hike

The University of California is raising student tuition by an additional 9.6 percent this fall in response to a steep reduction in state support.


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‘Together, We Can Stop It’: Residents Mobilize To Block DWP Rate Hikes

A community group is joining together to fight proposed water and power rate hikes in Los Angeles.

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Airliners Ask Feds To Delay Deadline For Baggage Fee Updates

The nation’s biggest airlines want to put off having to be more transparent with customers about baggage and “bumping” policies for at least another couple of months.


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Merchants, Bankers Square Off In Senate Over Limit On Debit Card Fees

A showdown vote in the Senate over a proposed cap on fees that stores charge for a debit card swipe is pitting bankers against merchants — but will consumers lose either way?

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UC Mulls Plan To Boost Tuition Fees For Bigger Schools

Under the proposal, students would pay higher tuitions to attend high-ranked schools like UCLA in comparison to smaller schools like UC Riverside or UC Merced.

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DMV To Waive Vehicle License Fees This Summer?

If you are required to pay your vehicle license fees in July or even August, you may be getting a break – at least for now.


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Rizzo Asks Judge To Order Bell To Reimburse Legal Fees

The former manager of the city of Bell says he should be reimbursed for legal fees spent defending himself against charges of defrauding taxpayers out of millions of dollars.