Of all thing things the city does with your tax dollars -- writing unnecessary tickets, letting workers drink and go to strip clubs, sending the mayor to Washington every other week -- this has to be the worst. CBS Los Angeles' David Goldstein this week uncovered a video in which a man dresses as a ... More >>
CBS2's David Goldstein did a report last night in which he blew the lid off a state employee's daytime alcohol purchases.Goldstein then confronted Jerry Brown about it, provoking the governor to point his finger in Goldstein's chest and momentarily swipe his cell phone.Even better, it's all caught o ... More >>
Albert Abrams, the former chief of the L.A. Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, was arrested this morning by federal agents after he was indicted yesterday as part of a child-porn case, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The former president of the City of Los Angeles' Board of Neighborho ... More >>
Awww! L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says the darndest things when he's caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Dogged CBS LA investigator David Goldstein asked the mayor why, so deep in a budget hole, the city is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to maintain a million-dollar touring yacht ... More >>
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CBS2This guy.Here's a little advice for L.A. city workers. Figure out when the quarterly "sweeps" TV ratings periods are and don't engage in any of your vices in the weeks leading up them. There, problem solved. Because if you don't take this advice, CBS2's David Goldstein might come looking ... More >>
Moet & ChandonDrink up, City Hall.As the skies of tolerance for Occupy L.A. are getting gloomy (both Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and city Councilman Bill Rosendahl have expressed that there are limits to how long demonstrators can camp out next to City Hall), our own tolerance for bullshit gro ... More >>
Albert Abrams.Updated at the bottom with with reaction from one Neighborhood Council leader. First posted at 11:33 p.m. Wednesday. Albert Abrams, top dog at the L.A. Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, appeared to admit to a local TV news station that he viewed child porn because "it is ... More >>
CBS2/KCAL9Lonnie Franklin, Jr.Grim Sleeper serial murder suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr. was no stranger to authorities, even as neighbors said he once worked as a mechanic at the Los Angeles Police Department's 77th Division. CBS2/KCAL9's David Goldstein found out this week that Franklin was co ... More >>
Is it mayoral retribution for David Goldstein's investigative reports about workers from his beloved Department of Water and Power drinking on the job? Or maybe the LAPD has ambushed transmission lines to get back at the reporter for his (somewhat thin) report about parking tickets to cops th ... More >>
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In a rare public rebuke of a media outlet, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck called out CBS2/KCAL 9 news and its investigative reporter, David Goldstein, for "ambushing" a department assistant chief during an event called "LAPD Recognition Day."
CBS2The report couldn't have come at a more heated time -- when the city of Los Angeles is financially under water and Department of Water and Power workers are getting a raise, not to mention a near-five-percent rate hike from electricity customers: CBS2 News found DWP workers drinking, atte ... More >>
CBS2It's the promo that has Los Angeles news hounds buzzing: CBS2's David Goldstein will report on Thursday's 11 p.m. show that "city workers" have been captured on video allegedly drinking on the job, drinking while driving city vehicles and making at least one stop to a strip club during wo ... More >>
TSALarry FettersLAX federal security director Larry Fetters unexpectedly retired recently, leaving the world's sixth-busiest airport without U.S. counter-terrorism leadership at a time when authorities warn that Al-Qaeda will attempt a domestic strike. Marshall McClain, president of the Los ... More >>
A number of LAX security workers were fired in December after they were allegedly discovered to have been using drugs, CBS 2's David Goldstein reported Tuesday night. On a day when Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was calling the airport's security "ahead of the curve" in the wake of the attempted ... More >>
Cameras capture motorists and huge fines follow. Streets may not be safer
A study of those red-light cameras in the city of Los Angeles found that at most intersections where they were examined accidents had increased six months after they were installed compared to the previous six months. The cameras were installed with the promise of increasing safety by encour ... More >>
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