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Audit: LA Wasted $1M On City-Issued Cell Phones

City Controller Wendy Greuel says a new audit shows the city of Los Angeles wasted an estimated $1 million on cell phone costs for public employees.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/11/2011

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Latest Budget Fix Idea: Taxpayers Donate Funds To Calif. Treasury

A state senator says the move gives people who want higher taxes an opportunity to let their money do the talking for them.

04/06/2011

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo  (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Rizzo Asks Judge To Order Bell To Reimburse Legal Fees

The former manager of the city of Bell says he should be reimbursed for legal fees spent defending himself against charges of defrauding taxpayers out of millions of dollars.

03/25/2011

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Calif. Lawmaker Introduces New Bill To Limit ‘New Bills’ Introduced

Republican Assemblyman Brian Nestande says there are just too many bills being introduced in Sacramento.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/07/2011

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa introduces Charlie Beck as the new LAPD Chief at the Getty House in Nov. 2009. (Getty Images)

Villaraigosa Fights For Taller Walls Around Mayor’s Mansion

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is facing some bureaucratic hurdles in his effort to erect a security wall around his official residence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2011

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Waters: Taxpayers Cheated On Fannie, Freddie ‘Giveaway’

Waters, a senior Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, said the settlement “may amount to a backdoor bailout that props up the bank at the expense of taxpayers”.

01/05/2011

The Cow Palace is seen through a chain link fence in Daly City, California. In an effort to raise cash to help California's financial woes, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is proposing to sell some well known State properties. (Getty Images)

Schwarzenegger Urges Court To Allow State Buildings Sale

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has made a last-minute plea to the California Supreme Court to allow the sale of state office buildings to proceed.

12/21/2010

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