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'Absolutely Stunning': Lawmakers React To Goldstein Investigation Into Minors Collecting EDD BenefitsLawmakers want answers after a recent David Goldstein investigation found that children as young as 1-year-old were collecting unemployment benefits.
Goldstein Investigates: EDD Claims Filed On Behalf Of Children Raise QuestionsAn investigation by CBS Los Angeles' David Goldstein found nearly a dozen questionable unemployment claims for minors receiving unemployment funds as unemployed actors or fashion models.
Goldstein Investigation: California Ballots Sent To People Who Moved Out Of StateSeveral LA residents report receiving ballots for people who no longer live at their addresses.
Goldstein Investigates: COVID-19 Testing Lab For LAUSD Students Linked To Superintendent Austin BeutnerDavid Goldstein reports.
Goldstein Investigates: COVID-19 Testing Lab For LAUSD Students Linked To Superintendent Austin BeutnerLos Angeles Unified's choice of its coronavirus testing lab for hundreds of thousands of students is raising questions. The lab, SummerBio, just opened up and the founder had ties to school superintendent Austin Beutner. David Goldstein reports.
Goldstein Investigation: Some Californians Receive EDD Letters Despite Not Applying For AssistanceA man who CBSLA is not identifying received these letters from EDD telling him he’s been accepted for pandemic unemployment insurance - even though he never applied and has been on disability for years.
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.

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Fraudsters Used ID Of Convicted Murderer Scott Peterson, Other Inmates In Prison Unemployment SchemeDavid Goldstein found someone collected weekly unemployment benefits after we discovered Peterson’s identity was confirmed using his driver's license - even though it expired in 2004.
'Absolutely Stunning': Lawmakers React To Goldstein Investigation Into Minors Collecting EDD BenefitsLawmakers want answers after a recent David Goldstein investigation found that children as young as 1-year-old were collecting unemployment benefits. 
Goldstein Investigates: EDD Claims Filed On Behalf Of Children Raise QuestionsA David Goldstein investigation found nearly a dozen questionable unemployment claims for minors receiving unemployment funds as unemployed actors or fashion models.
Goldstein Investigates: COVID-19 Testing Lab For LAUSD Students Linked To Superintendent Austin BeutnerThe lab just opened up and the founder had ties to school superintendent Austin Beutner.
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.