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EDD Memo Tells Employees Not To Direct Unemployment Complaint Calls To LawmakersDavid Goldstein reports.
Documents Call Into Question Identities Of Some Receiving California UnemploymentWhile many Californians continue to experience issues with unemployment during the pandemic, David Goldstein obtained documents that call into question the identities of some who are currently collecting.
LA County Invokes Emergency Powers To Staff Polling Centers As COVID Keeps Volunteers AwayFor the first time ever, Los Angeles County will be calling on county employees as emergency workers to staff polling centers in the November election.
Photo Emerges Of Unused Mail Sorting Machine In Postal Service ControversyDavid Goldstein reports.
David Goldstein Investigation: Bags Of Mail Piling Up At LA Post OfficesPost office sources say over the past few weeks dozens of sorting machines have been dismantled and mailboxes taken away around the Los Angeles area.
Goldstein Investigates: LADWP Pays Over 1K Employees To Stay Home During PandemicWhile a number of Angelenos have been called back to work in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a David Goldstein investigation found that more than 1,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power have been allowed to stay home while still earning full pay.
Despite Funding Cuts, LAPD Stuck With $10M Electric BMW Pilot ProgramThe "Defund The Police" movement has prompted the city to cut $150 million from the LAPD budget. But what about those expensive electric BMWs that were exposed in several David Goldstein investigations?
Goldstein Investigates: Sheriff's Chief Of Staff Reassigned After Social Media Posts About Andres GuardadoLos Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva's chief of staff is being reassigned after comments he made on the CBS Los Angeles Facebook page about Andres Guardado, an 18-year-old shot and killed by sheriff's deputies last month.
GOLDSTEIN INVESTIGATION: Baldwin Hills Man Charged In Massive Luxury Car Lease ScamA Baldwin Hills man was arrested Wednesday on federal allegations he ran a con on dozens of victims in which he convinced them he could find people to take over the leases on their luxury cars.
David Goldstein Investigation: LA County Charter Schools Received Over $78 Million In PPP MoneyWe found nearly $78 million in PPP money going to LA Charter Schools, with over $4.5 million alone going to Palisades Charter High, even though it is receiving all of its public funding.
Civil Grand Jury Releases Scathing Report On LA County Voting MachinesDavid Goldstein reports.

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Unemployment Insurance Scammers Targeting Unoccupied HomesBut one local woman says she’s getting dozens and dozens of claim letters being sent to her vacant home.
OC Family On The Hook For $4,400 Bill Claiming They Used Equivalent Of 50 Swimming Pools' Worth Of WaterA Garden Grove family got quite the shock when a bill came in the mail charging them more than $4,000 for 760,000 gallons of water usage.
David Goldstein Investigation: Bags Of Mail Piling Up At LA Post OfficesMail sorting machines have been removed statewide, including 16 in Santa Ana, 12 in L.A., and 8 in a processing center in Santa Clarita - which officials say was done to cut costs.
'Complete Giveaway Of Taxpayer Dollars': LADWP Pays Over 1K Employees To Stay Home During PandemicAfter CBSLA started asking questions, DWP said that all of its crews would be back in the field as of next week, though they noted that could change if COVID numbers continue to rise.
Despite Funding Cuts, LAPD Stuck With $10M Electric BMW Pilot ProgramThe "Defund The Police" movement has prompted the city to cut $150 million from the LAPD budget. But what about those expensive electric BMWs?
Sheriff Villanueva's Chief Of Staff Reassigned After Social Media Posts About Andres GuardadoThe sheriff's department said it has initiated an administrative investigation into John Burcher's online comments.
David Goldstein Investigation: LA County Charter Schools Received Over $78 Million In PPP MoneyWe found nearly $78 million in PPP money going to LA Charter Schools, with over $4.5 million alone going to Palisades Charter High, even though it is receiving all of its public funding.
LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before NovemberThe Los Angeles County Registrar's Office is promising changes after a David Goldstein investigation last year criticized their new election machines.
Goldstein Investigates: EDD Worker Says Phone Agents Lack Training, SupportThe state said because of record unemployment and low staffing, the department has had to bring in almost 5,000 temporary employees to handle the increase in volume, likening the process to building a plane in midair.
2 On Your Side: Turbulence Over Flight RefundsWith thousands of cancelled flights, airlines are strapped for cash - and some passengers are having trouble getting refunds.
LA Fire Chief Unsure Why Smoke Shop That Went Up In Flames Was Never InspectedThere are new questions about a building in downtown Los Angeles that burst into flames last weekend in a fire that injured a dozen firefighters.
2 On Your Side: PPP Loans Slow To Reach Small BusinessesAn Inland Empire business wants to know where their Payroll Protection Program money is after they applied and were approved last month.