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Cal Fire Burns Through Annual Funding Ahead Of Peak Wildfire Season

Despite the peak months of the 2014 wildfire season still to come, Cal Fire has already burned through its budget for fighting major fires.

09/30/2014

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Local Mother On A Mission To Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research After Losing Daughter To The Disease

Paulinda Babbini calls Robin a dream daughter – student body president, cheerleader, homecoming queen at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood. But at 20, she lost her battle with the disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

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Report: Staffing Shortages Linked To LAPD Backlog Of Fingerprint Evidence

A backlog of unanalyzed fingerprint evidence at the LAPD has more than doubled in the last two years, according to a report.

09/10/2014

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California High Surf Caused $20M In Damage

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the money is needed to make emergency repairs to breaches and near-breaches damaged by Hurricane Marie.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2014

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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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