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KNX On Your Corner: Funding The Arts

Funding for the arts at Fairfax High School is flourishing, thanks to a community project started 16 years ago.

04/25/2014

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Inland Empire May Get Funding Boost For Community College Enrollment

The Inland Empire is falling behind the rest of California when it comes to community college enrollment, according to a new report.

04/10/2014

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Disney Ends Funding To Boy Scouts Over Gay Policy

The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.

03/03/2014

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Lt. Gov. Breaks With Brown And Says He No Longer Supports Bullet Train

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California’s high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.

02/14/2014

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Hurdle For High-Speed Rail: Where Is The Money?

Court rulings this week cast doubt over the future of California’s $68 billion high-speed rail plan and serve as a reminder of the biggest question facing the project.

11/26/2013

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DWP Cuts Funding To Nonprofits After Questions Raised Over $40M In Spending

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has cut off funding to two affiliated nonprofit institutes after questions surfaced about how they spent more than $40 million in ratepayers’ money.

11/20/2013

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Garcetti Visits White House, Talks Transportation In DC Trip

Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday visited Washington, D.C., for the first time since taking office to meet with President Barack Obama and to seek federal funding for local transportation projects.

10/28/2013

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2 Southland Walks To Benefit Brain Tumor Research

On Sunday morning, Frank Figueroa and Bryan Bishop visited KCAL9 to discuss two upcoming walks that will raise awareness and funds for brain tumor research.

09/15/2013

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Brown Signs $2.1B Bill To Fund Lower-Income School Districts

Governor Jerry Brown stopped by a Los Angeles elementary school Monday to sign a bill that provides more state money to low-income schools.

07/01/2013

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Brown Plan Gives Big Money To Close Education Gap

California schools will receive an infusion of more than $3.6 billion in extra money this year, much of it targeted to the neediest students as part of a redistribution plan pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2013

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LAUSD Debating New School Funding Options

Los Angeles Unifed School District board members were meeting Tuesday to consider two proposals for upcoming education funding.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2013

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City Council OKs $352M For Downtown LA Streetcar Plan

A plan aimed at boosting revitalization in downtown Los Angeles has taken another major step forward.

03/07/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs High Speed Rail Funding Bill At Union Station

Gov. Jerry Brown visited Union Station Wednesday to sign into law a bill that will provide funding for the first phase of a high-speed rail project expected to connect the Southland with San Francisco.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2012

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LAUSD Board Delays Parcel Tax Vote, OKs Furlough Days For Unions

If approved, the tax would have required property owners to pay an extra $298 a year for five years to raise $255 million to help fund district school operations.

06/12/2012

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Santa Monica College Students Hold Another Protest Against Fee Hikes

Another protest took place at Santa Monica College Thursday where dozens of students had been pepper sprayed earlier in the week.

04/05/2012

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