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.
Goldstein Investigates: Downtown Smoke Shop That Caught Fire Was Not LicensedInvestigators say they believe the explosion at Smoke Tokes was likely caused by butane hash oil, though it was not immediately clear whether the business was producing the oil — which is illegal in the city — or selling it.
'They Were Screaming': Congresswoman Visits COVID-Plagued Terminal IslandSan Pedro Congresswoman Nannette Barragan got a firsthand look Tuesday at the coronavirus-plagued Terminal Island federal prison.
Families Push For Inmates At Terminal Island To Be Released Due To COVID OutbreakSo far, 644 inmates have tested positive, the second-most of any federal prison in the country.