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.


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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.


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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/14/2014

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Council Approves Motion To Transfer Money From Recycling Fund To Repair City Sidewalks

The Los Angeles City Council Friday approved a motion that would help aid in the repair of the city’s tattered sidewalks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

Officer Nicholas Lee died Friday following a collision involving a trash hauler.(Photo credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

Fund Established For Family Of LAPD Officer Killed In Crash

A 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.


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Get The Facts On Proposition 38

Proposition 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.

CBS Los Angeles–10/23/2012

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Donation Funds Established For Victims In Fatal Inglewood Shooting

A 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2012

Donate To The Jacky Angeles Fund

( — If you would like to donate to the Jacky Angeles fund, please donate to the Orange County Credit Union at account number 92603942. You may also call her Hazard Elementary School in Santa […]


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LAPD Fundraises For 2 Young Girls Orphaned By Car Crash

The LAPD’s Topanga Division is launching a fundraising drive to help two young girls whose parents were killed in a car accident last week.

CBS Los Angeles–10/03/2012

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UC Mulls New Tuition Hikes To Pay For $25B Funding Gap

Students may soon face another round of tuition increases to help pay for ballooning pension and health care costs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/19/2012

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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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Report: Calif. Public Pension Funds May Face Up To $500B Shortfall

A disputed report from Stanford University suggests the state’s public pension fund could be hundreds of billions of dollars less than previously estimated.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/27/2011

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SoCal Edison Pledges To Match Employee Contributions For Shooting Victims Fund

Southern California Edison announced Friday it will match any additional employee contributions to a $100,000 fund that the utility established to aid victims and family members affected by last week’s shooting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2011

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OC Pharmacist Indicted For Funding Terrorist Operation In Pakistan

A Turkish woman living in Orange County is facing federal terrorism charges after she reportedly sent money to fund anti-American attacks in Pakistan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2011

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Friend Trying To Raise Funds For Pal Who Lost Home, 100 Animals In Hill Fire

The Hill Fire damaged a couple of homes and scorched more than 1150 acres. Everything considered, it could have been a lot worse for many more people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2011