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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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Metrolink Fares To Jump 7 Percent July 1

Metrolink fares will jump seven percent on July 1. Officials say the increases are a last resort to avoid service cuts as the agency looks to fill a $13 million funding gap triggered by additional labor costs and the rising cost of diesel fuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2012

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University Of California Weighs More Tuition Hikes

University of California students could face significantly higher tuition if the state doesn’t increase funding and voters reject the governor’s tax initiative, school administrators said Tuesday.

05/10/2012

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Planned Tuition Protests At SMC Thwarted By Fresh Fertilizer

Officials at Santa Monica College on Wednesday denied spreading fertilizer and leaving on the sprinklers to prevent protesters from gathering on campus.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/02/2012

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LADWP Seeks To Raise Power, Water Rates

Los Angeles residents may soon have to pay more for both water and power. The Department of Water and Power is seeking to raise electric rates by 10.5 percent, while water rates could spike 4.9 percent.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2012

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Governor Jerry Brown Strikes Deal To Get Tax Plan On November Ballot

California Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday announced that he had struck a deal to get his tax hike plan on the ballot in November.

03/14/2012

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Southwest Raises Ticket Prices To Offset Operating, Fuel Costs

The nation’s largest low-cost airline is boosting its ticket prices once again. Southwest, which flies to and from LAX, Bob Hope, Ontario and John Wayne airports, raised prices on most domestic flights by $10 Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2012

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CSU Board Of Trustees To Consider Capping Presidents’ Pay

The California State University board of trustees is set to consider capping raises given to newly hired campus presidents after an outcry over a $100,000 raise given to a new president last year.

01/25/2012

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DWP Votes To Raise Water Rates For LA Residents

The Department of Water and Power is raising water rates for Los Angeles customers to help cover costs associated with meeting new federal environmental requirements.

12/07/2011

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CSU Trustees Approve Ninth Tuition Hike In 9 Years

Cal State University trustees approved a tuition hike Wednesday despite a violent student protest.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2011

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UC Regents To Consider Proposal For Massive Tuition Hike

The University of California regents Thursday will discuss plans to impose a massive tuition increase.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2011

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LA City Council Panel Delays Vote On Sanitation Rate Hike

The committee may take as much as another month before a vote to recommend the rate increase.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/02/2011

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Cal State Panel Approves 12 Percent Tuition Hike

The California State University system’s Board of Trustees Tuesday voted to approve a 12 percent tuition hike for the upcoming fall semester.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011

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Lawmaker: Tax Hike On Super-Rich To Restore Reagan Era In California

Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner wants to capitalize on what she calls “very high” levels of support for targeting the highest tax brackets in the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/31/2011

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Parents, Teachers Push Tax Hikes To Fund Public Schools

Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.

05/10/2011

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