California state controller John Chiang (R) looks on as California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a briefing on California's state budget . (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Treasurer John Chiang Nixes Run For Boxer’s Senate Seat

California Treasurer John Chiang won’t seek Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat.



Treasurer Convicted Of Embezzling $113,000 From Santa Ana Church

Authorities say a Lake Elsinore man has been sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a Santa Ana church.


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Officials Warn Of Tax Collection Letter Scam

The Department of Consumer Affairs has recorded several complaints from consumers who received phony letters in the mail that look like official government documents.


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Calif. Treasurer Eyes Pension Divestment From Gun Manufacturers

State Treasurer Bill Lockyer is calling for a review of state pension fund investments connected to a company that manufactures firearms – including a type of rifle used in the Connecticut school shootings.


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Ojai Youth Football Group’s Ex-Treasurer Accused Of Embezzling More Than $35K

Authorities say the treasurer of a local youth football league embezzled more than $35,000 from the non-profit group.


(source: O.C. Sheriff’s Department)

Former Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Stealing From Charity

A police officer, who was once called a hero, was in an Orange County jail Thursday night, accused of stealing money from a police charity.



Investors Chip In $5.4B To Cover California If US Defaults

The state has made a deal for a short-term bridge loan of $5 billion from private investors in case the U.S. federal government defaults on its debt.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/26/2011