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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 19:  The Disneyland monorail passes people near the entrance to Disneyland Resort on February 19, 2009 in Anaheim, California. With the worsening economy, declining attendance and reduced operating income, the Walt Disney Company announced that it plans to restructure its domestic theme-park operations, which will result in the layoff an unspecified number of employees in the coming weeks. Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida will reportedly be consolidated into a single unit headed by Worldwide Operations President Al Weiss. Attendance at Disney theme parks in the US dropped 5 percent in the last quarter of 2008 compared to the previous year and in January, Disney offered buyout packages to 600 US executives.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Disneyland At Center Of Debate Over Hefty Tax Break Related To $1B Investment

ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) — The happiest place on Earth is in the middle of a heated political fight. A debate was held Tuesday night over the future of Disneyland in light of the company asking for […]

07/07/2015

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Dreams Up In Smoke: Aspiring Actress Gets Caught Up In Pot-Smuggling Plot

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She was a quintessential small-town girl: sweet, gracious, naive, growing up in the small town of Bremerton, Wash., with a perfectly insulated life. But Meili Cady had much more planned: She […]

07/01/2015

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David Goldstein Investigation: Scammers Using ‘Mega Millions’ To Swindle Elderly

While most people dream of winning the Mega Millions lottery, for some people targeted by scammers, the dream is too good to be true.

06/09/2015

Former PennySaver employees protested outside of the company's former corporate headquarters Friday demanding money and answers. (credit: CBS)

Angry Former PennySaver Workers Hold Raucous Protest Outside Company Headquarters In Century City

“We can’t pay our bills, we live pay check to pay check,” Ester Mendoza said.

06/05/2015

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U.S. Census Study: Women Make More Than Men In Inglewood

A recent study put out by the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that women make significantly more than men here in Southern California.

04/08/2015

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Tax Professional Gail Rosen’s Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax Season

Tax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.

03/25/2015

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Calif. Schools Bid For $50M Prize To Shorten Degree Path For Students

A $50 million competition was underway Monday among dozens of California universities and community colleges to come up with new approaches to help student earn degrees in less time.

03/09/2015

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$6 Billion In Unclaimed Money Held By State, Available To Millions Of Residents

$6 billion worth of unclaimed money and property now sits with the state, and people are able to check if some of their unclaimed money is included.

02/23/2015

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How To Max Out Your Social Security

How does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.

02/18/2015

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2 Pasadena City Executives Fired After $6.4M Embezzlement Scheme

Two Pasadena Department of Public Works executives were fired after nearly $6.5 million were embezzled from a fund they oversaw, it was announced Tuesday.

01/20/2015

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Activists Call For Pasadena Controller’s Resignation After $6.4 Million Embezzlement

A number of city activists are calling for Pasadena City Controller Michael Beck to retire following the city’s embezzlement scandal, but he says he’s not going anywhere.

01/12/2015

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Report: Threatening Email Sent To Sony Employees

The FBI said Friday it is investigating threatening emails sent to some employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment, which was hit by a cyberattack last week that disrupted its computer system and spewed confidential information onto the Internet.

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Luis and Speshelle Garcia's special day went off without a hitch. (credit: CBS)

Couple Renews Their Vows After Claiming Wedding Planner Ran Off With All Their Money

Six days ago, they got an email from their wedding planner saying she had to cancel.

09/28/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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