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California Debates 'Yes Means Yes' Sex Assault LawLawmakers in California are considering a first-in-the-nation measure that would require universities that receive public funds for student financial assistance to set a standard defining consensual sex.
Former Councilwoman Gets 2 Years In Prison For Bell Corruption ScandalA former bell city councilwoman was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for her role in a scandal that almost bankrupted the city.
Former LA Foundation Executive Charged With Embezzling $140K In Public MoneyThe former head of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Foundation has been arrested on corruption charges for allegedly embezzling nearly $140,000 in public money.
Fraud Trial Of Former Bell Mayor And 5 Ex-Council Members BeginsOpening statements were heard Thursday morning in the trial of Bell's ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.
2 Convicted In Coachella Valley School Theft CaseTwo former employees of the Coachella Valley Unified School District have been found guilty of stealing public funds.
Ex-Lynwood School District Official Admits To Taking $700K In Public Funds An ex-business officer for the Lynwood Unified School District admitted Tuesday to taking more than $700,000 in public funds for his own personal use.
Long Beach City Worker Pleads Guilty To EmbezzlementA former Long Beach city employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the animal care services bureau.
Former Lynwood Schools Official Charged With Embezzling, Misappropriating Public FundsThe former chief business officer of the Lynwood Unified School District faces 21 felony counts of embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds.
Newport-Mesa Trustees Fire Superintendent Convicted Of Misappropriating Public FundsAn Orange County school district's trustees have decided to fire a superintendent convicted of misappropriating public funds while he headed the Beverly Hills Unified School District.
Bell City Officials Plead Not Guilty In Salary ScandalSix former Bell city officials pleaded not guilty Friday morning to misappropriating public funds by accepting lofty salaries for serving on boards and commissions that seldom met.
Lawyer: Robert Rizzo Was Victimized, Not City Of BellRobert Rizzo was the mastermind of a scam, prosecutors say, that bilked one of Southern California's poorest cities out of more than $5.5 million, money with which he lined his pockets and those of a handful of cronies.
8 Bell Officials Due In Court MondayEight current and former Bell city officials are due in court Monday for a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to require them to stand trial on charges that they misappropriated public funds.
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