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Counties Tell Brown They Need Money For Realignment Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly visited 10 California counties this year to see how they are faring under his three-year-old realignment law, which dramatically altered the state’s criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.

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Woman Pledges To Stay On Roof Until She Raises $50K For Eating Disorder Treatment Program

A Venice woman has pledged to eat, sleep and practice yoga on a Santa Monica building’s rooftop until she’s able to raise the funds she needs to help those suffering from eating disorders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

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4 Current, Former Irwindale Officials Charged With Embezzlement

Four current and former Irwindale city officials have been charged with embezzlement after they allegedly spent nearly $200,000 in city money on lavish trips to New York.

08/14/2013

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Alex Thomas Celebrity Golf Tournament To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients

Actor and stand-up comedian, Alex Thomas, discussed his upcoming celebrity golf tournament to benefit pediatric cancer patients on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning.

07/14/2013

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City Council Orders Detailed Report From DOT After $42.6 Million Uncovered In Wrong Account

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has 30 days to issue a detailed review of how $42.6 million in city money accumulated for 17 years in the wrong account. A report […]

05/14/2013

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Calif. Treasurer Eyes Pension Divestment From Gun Manufacturers

State Treasurer Bill Lockyer is calling for a review of state pension fund investments connected to a company that manufactures firearms – including a type of rifle used in the Connecticut school shootings.

12/18/2012

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Ex-Beverly Hills School Superintendent Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail

The judge who ordered Jeffrey Hubbard to be taken into custody said he would not be shocked if the former superintendent was quickly released from jail.

02/23/2012

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Trutanich: Firm Hired To Invest LA City Pensions Accused Of ‘Institutional Deception’

A lawsuit alleges an investment firm hired to manage the public pension for city workers may have cost taxpayers nearly $100 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2012

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Supervisor: Hefty Retiree Payouts Put LA County Budget, Pension Funds At Risk

Supervisor Mike Antonovich is warning that payouts totaling $48 million could dramatically impact the county’s fiscal health.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/09/2012

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Riverside County Jails At 99-Percent Capacity Amid State Realignment Plan

Riverside County jails are beginning to see the ugly side of California’s prison realignment program.

01/07/2012

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‘Occupied’ City Council: Corporations Are Not People, Money Not A Form Of Speech

The council’s 11-0 vote drew a standing ovation from a packed chamber of Occupy L.A. members and other activists.

12/06/2011

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Feds Probe LAPD For Overcharging Services At LAX

Federal authorities are looking into whether the Los Angeles Police Department misappropriated millions of dollars it was paid for providing law enforcement services at LAX, it was reported Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2011

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Audit: LA Community Colleges Misspent $140M In Bond Funds

A state audit has found that the Los Angeles Community College District mismanaged more than $140 million in bond funds.

08/10/2011

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Council OKs Limits On Taxpayer Funds To Health Care For Police, Fire Retirees

The vote came amid ongoing closed-door talks to pressure police and firefighters to contribute part of their salaries toward retirement health care.

06/14/2011

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LA County Democrat: Investigate ‘Super Macho’ Schwarzenegger

The county’s top Democrat wants to take a closer look into just how Arnold Schwarzenegger paid for child support during his time in office.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/18/2011

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