Long Beach Overpaid To Repair The Queen Mary, New City Audit FindsAuditors discovered 27 projects the city contracted with ship's operator, Urban Commons, to repair are still not completed.
CBS2 Investigates: Southland Doctors Defaulting On Student Loans Stick Taxpayers With The DebtRecords show 846 medical professionals nationwide owe more than $105 million to the government for their student loans. Forty-three percent of those, about 362 medical professionals, are in California.
Judge Orders California To Provide Inmate With Sex-Change Surgery In Rare RulingA federal judge has ordered California's corrections department to provide a transsexual inmate with sex change surgery, the first time such an operation has been ordered in California.
CBS2 Investigation: Transportation Workers Watch World Cup Games On Taxpayer DimeCBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein reports undercover cameras found some of these men could be scoring your taxpayer dollars during working hours, sometimes for hours at a time, in the restaurant at Caltrans headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
School Board Cuts Pay To Superintendent Who Made $600K Salary In Struggling DistrictThe Centinela Valley School District board came down on their heavily overpaid superintendent Tuesday, voting to cut off his pay and place him on administrative leave.
'Freedom Day' Arrives For Calif. Taxpayers Nearly One Week Later Than 2013Taxpayers in Southern California and throughout the state, rejoice: the income you've earned since Jan. 1 is enough to pay your federal, state and local taxes for 2014.
Judge Weighs Penalty For California's Bullet-Train BuilderAttorneys for the California High-Speed Rail Authority argued Friday that Central Valley residents who sued the state over its bullet train plan have no grounds to stop the project, despite a judge's ruling that the state violated the promises made to voters in a 2008 ballot proposition.
CBS2 Investigation Reveals Antonio Villaraigosa Still Receives Some Mayoral TreatmentWeeks after leaving office, Antonio Villaraigosa still receives some mayoral treatment, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Brings Some Relief To Calif.The deal in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff" will bring a reprieve to California's slowly rebounding economy, but uncertainty remains in part because Congress delayed action on federal spending cuts.
Occupy LA Protests Cost Taxpayers $4.7 Million Occupy Los Angeles cost city taxpayers $4.7 million, with most of the money spent on policing last year's protests outside City Hall.
Report: Aging Calif. Population To Rely More On Taxpayer-Funded BenefitsA new study from USC suggests the aging face of California's population could have major economic ramifications in the future.
Congressman Sherman Finds 4,176 Taxpayers In LA County Owed Money From IRSCongressman Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks) has uncovered more than 4,000 taxpayers in LA County who are owed checks from the IRS.
Attorney Warns More 'Grim Sleeper' Murder Charges May Cost Taxpayers An attorney for the suspect in one of the Southland's most prolific serial murder cases made a plea on behalf of the taxpaying public in court on Monday.
Sherman: Plan To Continue US Aid To China An 'Insult' To AmericansA San Fernando Valley lawmaker sided with Congressional critics opposed to sending millions of dollars in U.S. aid to the nation's biggest foreign creditor.
Audit: LA Community Colleges Misspent $140M In Bond FundsA state audit has found that the Los Angeles Community College District mismanaged more than $140 million in bond funds.