In March, they got quite the shock when a bill came in the mail charging them more than $4,000 for 760,000 gallons of water usage.
2 On Your Side: EDD Overpayment ChargesSome California workers say they have been told they need to pay back thousands of dollars in overpayments to the California Employment Development Department due to an apparent error made by the department.
'I Feel Like I Was Extremely Resilient': Businesses Shuttered By The COVID Pandemic Begin To Reopen, RecoverOne year after the COVID pandemic forced business owners to suddenly shut down, many are getting back on their feet now that some restrictions have been lifted.
Sister Of Woman Living On The Streets With Mental Illness Says Law Prevents Her From Taking ActionA local woman Thursday went public with a very personal and devastating fight in an effort to get her sister — who went from the girl next door to living on the streets — the mental health help she desperately needs.
Los Angeles To Distribute $235M In Rental AssistanceAngelenos struggling to cover their rent because of issues brought on by coronavirus pandemic will soon be able to apply for help through a massive $235 million rental assistance program.
Exclusive: IE Mother Reunited With Newborn After Harrowing Battle With COVID-19As Yvette Camacho wheeled her newborn daughter, Emery, out of San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland Thursday, it signaled the end of their battle with COVID and the beginning of their life together at home.
Experts Give Advice On Preparing Children To Return To ClassWith LAUSD announcing its plans for students to start returning to campus next month, some students may be struggling with the transition after spending more than a year at home.
LA Teachers Warn Of Possible Strike If LAUSD Returns To Class In AprilTeachers say they are prepared to strike if the Los Angeles Unified school district tries to force a return to the classroom next month.
Granada Hills Junk House: 'Hoarders' TV Show, City, LAPD Get Involved As Junk Remains Piled In Yard Of Granada Hills HomeNeighbors have been trying to get the city to force the owner of a home in Granada Hills to clean up their yard for nearly three years, but to no avail. Now, the city, the Los Angeles Police Department, and even the television show "Hoarders," have gotten involved.
'They Suffered': Higher Demand For Pets Leads To Increase In Backyard Breeders Selling Sick DogsPet sales and adoptions are at an all-time high with more people staying home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that demand has led to an increase in backyard breeders.
Exclusive: Granada Hills Residents Fear For Their Safety, Property Values As Junk Piles In Neighbors YardResidents of a Granada Hills neighborhood fear for their safety and property values after what looks to be a junkyard has taken over one home's front yard.
Vaccine Line Jumpers Heading Out To Hard-Hit Communities, Improperly Using Access Codes To Get Vaccinated FasterShortly after officials in Los Angeles County planned an effort to get vaccines out to people in underserved communities, the system is being abused. Kristine Lazar reports.
Women Advised To Get Mammograms Before Or At Least 4 Weeks After Getting COVID VaccineWomen who recently got the COVID vaccine are being told it could affect their mammograms.
'I Feel Pretty Alone Right Now': Residents Over 65 That Are Homebound Are Struggling To Get VaccinatedCalifornia has now given out more than eight million COVID vaccines, but those who qualify to receive a shot but are homebound say they have been left behind.
LA County: Northridge Hospital Violated Tier System By Vaccinating Teachers, School StaffKristine Lazar reports.
Is New EDD Identity Verification Process Causing More Problems For Victims Of Fraud?Automated identification verification has been touted as one of the ways to address the massive problem with fraudulent unemployment benefit claims, but is it actually causing even more problems for people desperate for their benefits?
North Hollywood Private School Staff Receive First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, Prompting QuestionsThousands of local school children are not in the classroom because their teachers are unable to get vaccinated, but the educators at an area private school were able to get their first dose. Kristine Lazar reports.
Experts Weigh In On How To Go About Day-To-Day After Receiving Coronavirus VaccineKristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: Neighborhood Vaccination ClinicsKristine Lazar reports.
Ralphs Postponing Vaccination Appointments After LA County Pulls DosesRalphs Pharmacy has postponed upcoming COVID-19 vaccine appointments at its Los Angeles County pharmacies after the Department of Public Health took back thousands of doses intended to go to the grocery chain.
LA City, County Face Shortage Of COVID Vaccine AppointmentsRight now, there are no COVID vaccine appointments available in the city or county of Los Angeles - and that has those looking for their first and second dose asking, "Now what?"
Millions Of Californians May Have To Repay Unemployment Benefits Due To EDD FailuresAn independent audit has found that poor planning and ineffective management led to massive failures within California's unemployment system.
OC District Attorney: Convicted Murderers Conspired To Commit Massive EDD FraudTen people, including two convicted murders and four other California state prisoners, have been charged in fraudulent unemployment claim schemes that netted nearly half a million in cash, according to Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer.
Health Care Workers Struggle To Book Appointments To Receive Second Dose Of COVID VaccineA recent study found that California has the sixth-lowest rate of COVID-19 vaccine distribution at just 2.7 percent and now some health care workers say they're having a hard time getting their second dose.
Victims Of EDD Fraud Say They Are Going Broke While Waiting For Bank Of America To RespondNot The California Employment Development Department says it has resolved 95% of its backlogged claims, but said that only Bank of America could resolve these claims of fraud.