LA County OKs $2M To Speed Up Exide Cleanup EffortLos Angeles County Supervisors approved a $2 million funding request to help speed the cleanup of contaminated soil around the now-closed Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon.
Cracked Cargo Ship Leads To $1.25M Fine A German company has been fined more than $1 million after its cargo ship entered the Port of Long Beach with a cracked hull that could have caused an oil leak.
Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day Fund Saying the state's budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
Investigators To Interview Survivors, Meet With Owners In Fatal Orland Bus Crash Federal investigators Monday shifted their investigation of last week's deadly bus crash in Orland to Los Angeles, officials said.
Council Approves Motion To Transfer Money From Recycling Fund To Repair City SidewalksThe Los Angeles City Council Friday approved a motion that would help aid in the repair of the city's tattered sidewalks.
Fund Established For Family Of LAPD Officer Killed In CrashA fund has been established to help the family of a veteran LAPD officer who was killed in a collision late last week in Beverly Hills.
Get The Facts On Proposition 38Proposition 38 has temporary measures that will increase Personal Income Taxes (PIT) for everyone making more than $7,316 a year. They will go up in sliding scale format: 0.4% for the lowest earners and 2.2% for those who make more than $2.5 million.
Donation Funds Established For Victims In Fatal Inglewood ShootingA donation fund has been established to help the remaining victims of a shooting that claimed the lives of a father and his 4-year-old son.
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LAPD Fundraises For 2 Young Girls Orphaned By Car CrashThe LAPD’s Topanga Division is launching a fundraising drive to help two young girls whose parents were killed in a car accident last week.
UC Mulls New Tuition Hikes To Pay For $25B Funding GapStudents may soon face another round of tuition increases to help pay for ballooning pension and health care costs.
Union Chief: Tap $200M Reserve Fund To Cut Emergency Response TimesThe president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.