There are new questions about a building in downtown Los Angeles that burst into flames last weekend in a fire that injured a dozen firefighters.
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.
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.
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 Phone Worker Says Agents Not Properly TrainedA phone worker for the California Employment Development Department who spoke with CBS Los Angeles on the condition of anonymity said the system was "not working right now."
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.
Goldstein Investigates: Downtown Smoke Shop That Caught Fire, Injuring 12 Firefighters, Was Not LicensedAccording to the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation, there were no commercial license records associated with the location in the 300 block of East Boyd Street, and the Los Angeles Fire Department said it had no records of inspections.
Lawmaker Calls For Action At COVID-Plagued Terminal IslandSan Pedro Congresswoman Nannette Barragan got a firsthand look at the coronavirus-plagued Terminal Island federal prison Tuesday.
Man Blames Terminal Island For 70-Year-Old Dad's DeathThe son of an inmate who died of COVID-19 at Terminal Island Federal Prison blames the prison for his death.
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.
LA Mayor's 'Angeleno Card' Program Plagued By Name GlitchThe mayor's fund for the city of Los Angeles has raised millions in contributions. But where is the money going?
Goldstein Investigates: Terminal Island Inmate Families Protest Prison Conditions After 5 Die From CoronavirusSo far, five inmates have died from the virus, and over have the prison population has tested positive. Cases surged 900 percent in one week. On Friday, family members of inmates protested outside the prison.