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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • 18 arrested in federal crackdown on gang that operated near USC

     
    Federal authorities on Thursday announced a sweeping racketeering indictment against a Mexican Mafia-controlled gang that allegedly terrorized the South L.A. neighborhood just north of USC through drugs, extortion, murder, and robberies targeting the...
  • Petition demands Villaraigosa resign from Fix the Debt campaign

     
    More than 5,000 people have signed an online petition demanding that L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa resign from a steering committee of the Fix the Debt campaign, a national bipartisan group lobbying for Congress and the White House to address the...
  • Villaraigosa defends association with Fix the Debt campaign

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa defended his decision to join the Fix the Debt campaign, a national bipartisan lobbying group, even as an online petition calling for him to quit the group surpassed 8,000 signatures. On Tuesday, Villaraigosa...
  • Brown's choice for prisons chief is sentencing reform advocate

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown's pick for prisons chief is a vocal advocate of alternative sentencing laws that move non-serious criminals into community treatment programs rather than state lockup....
  • California lawmaker proposes permit for ammunition purchases

     
    State Sen. Kevin De Leon proposed that California adopt tough new rules covering the sale of ammunition....
  • Long Beach gang targeted over alleged tax fraud scheme

     
    Authorities arrested 11 people and seized piles of cash, guns and vehicles Thursday following an investigation into an alleged $1-million tax fraud scheme operated by a Long Beach street gang. Thursday's arrests were the result of "tedious investigative...
  • "Fiscal cliff" still looming for California

     
    Despite optimistic predictions, there's been little progress in Washington, D.C., as Democrats and Republicans negotiate over the federal budget and taxes. If they don't cut a deal by the end of the year, analysts say, a collection of tax hikes......
  • Local leaders tally possible "fiscal cliff" losses in California

     
    With the clock ticking on federal budget negotiations, cities and states across the country are increasingly voicing their concerns that deadlock in Washington will produce damaging consequences....
  • L.A. school board restores full school year, full pay

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday swiftly voted to restore a full academic year -- and full pay for employees -- a week after California voters approved a revenue measure that protects schools and universities from...
  • 'Fiscal cliff' casts shadow on state's rosy economic forecast

     
    While California budget watchers celebrate some cautiously optimistic fiscal news, they are casting a wary eye toward Washington, where a debate over the so-called fiscal cliff could threaten the state’s fragile economic recovery. Congress has until...
  • California Senate leader asks feds for more mental health funding

     
    Connecticut elementary school shooting: The leader of the California state Senate proposed Thursday that the federal government step up and begin fully matching state spending to help the mentally ill....