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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.



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.

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State Panel Slashes Funds For Legislators’ Vehicles

A state panel has slashed the amount of money California taxpayers will spend to keep legislators on the road.


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2nd Secret Stash Of Public Funds Found In Montebello

City officials say they’ve discovered a second off-the-books account that once held nearly $1 million in public funds, but now has only $5,000.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/18/2011

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Bailout Banks Shun Efforts To Stem Foreclosures

The plan is aimed at helping thousands of borrowers who owe more than their properties are worth, but without cooperation from the banks, the program will likely have limited benefits.


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‘Irwindale Four’ Plead Not Guilty To Corruption Charges

A quartet of city officials are free on their own recognizance pending a hearing later this year to determine if there is enough evidence to order them to stand trial.


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Riverside County Hires Firms For Pension Fund Reviews

The move comes as pension contributions are expected to double in the next decade from about $155 million to about $306 million in 2020.


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Former Beverly Hills School District Employee Being Held On $2M Bail

A former facilities director for the Beverly Hills Unified School District is being held on $2 million bail for allegedly misappropriating public funds.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/27/2010

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LA County OKs $13M In DHS ‘Urban’ Terrorism Funds

Officials say the funds will be used to purchase high-tech gadgets like a $1 million vehicle designed to handle hazardous chemical and biological materials.



Report: California Pensions Cost Each Resident $3,000

An independent think tank says California’s pension fund is awash in red ink, and the burden for every worker in the state could rise to $10,000 a year by 2014.


Emergency Fund Measure To Be On March Ballot

The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously voted to put a measure on the March ballot that would preserve emergency funds.