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Los Angeles Labor Force Expanding With Green-Collar Jobs

“Green-related jobs are among the fastest growing sector,” says Geoff Atkins of American Solar Direct.

04/22/2013

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Attorney Claims Ex-Bell Mayor Too Uneducated To Note High Salaries

The defense attorney for former mayor Oscar Hernandez was too uneducated to know whether his six-figure salary was illegal.

02/21/2013

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Union Workers To Protest Exec Pay At UC Campuses Statewide

Thousands of University of California employees and students were expected to take part in protests at campuses statewide on Thursday over what one workers’ union alleges to be skyrocketing executive compensation.

01/31/2013

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Testimony Begins In Bell Fraud Trial

Testimony began Friday morning in the fraud trial of Bell’s ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2013

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Fraud Trial Of Former Bell Mayor And 5 Ex-Council Members Begins

Opening statements were heard Thursday morning in the trial of Bell’s ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2013

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Corruption Case To Begin For 6 Former Officials Of Bell

Six former officials of the scandal-ridden city of Bell go on trial this week in a massive corruption case that nearly bankrupted the Los Angeles suburb.

01/13/2013

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City Council To Vote On DWP Rate Increase Despite Salary Report

At least one City Council member said a vote will not go forward unless allegations of higher-than-average salaries at the utility are addressed.

09/25/2012

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CSU Board Approves New Policy To Fund Executive Raises

The California State University board of trustees has approved a plan to ask campus foundations to pay for raises of up to 10 percent for incoming campus presidents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2012

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Student Protestors Gather Outside Dinner Party At Cal State Chancellor’s House

The chancellor of Cal State Long Beach got an earful from outraged students Tuesday night, as he threw a pricey party.

05/08/2012

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Kemp, Kershaw In Line For Huge Raises

Mlbtraderumors.com crunched the numbers and came out with projections for every arbitration eligible player in the majors, and according to the data, Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw are in for a big raise.

11/01/2011

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LA Coliseum Execs Face Probe Over Excessive Pay, Conflict Of Interest Charges

The city controller of Los Angeles will conduct a “top-to-bottom” audit of finances at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/27/2011

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Medical Workers At California Prisons Paid Six-Figure Salaries

The biggest factor behind the top salaries: payouts for unused vacation and sick time that sometimes doubled an employee’s base salary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/06/2011

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Report: Millions Paid To Firms Linked To Families Of Vernon Officials

The state Legislature is debating whether to disband the industrial city with a population of less than 100, which has been mired in allegations of corruption.

06/10/2011

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Judge Tosses California’s Case Against Bell Officials

A case against former Bell officials alleging waste of public funds has been thrown out in a ruling.

05/04/2011

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City Controller Threatens Crackdown On Bloated LA Salaries

City Controller Wendy Greuel says some departments in Los Angeles are spending far too much on salaries.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/04/2011

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