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Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Audits Find More Questionable Spending At Port Of Oakland

Two audits are raising questions about nearly $200,000 in employee expenses at one of the nation’s largest ports, which was recently embroiled in a strip club spending scandal.

12/11/2012

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Faced Federal Immigration Audit, Company Says

A Department of Homeland Security audit prompted San Jose-based Mi Pueblo foods to participate in a federal program that verifies a prospective employee’s immigration status, the supermarket chain said Friday.

10/05/2012

San Jose City Hall

State Auditor Report Finds San Jose Likely Overstated Future Pension Costs

The California State Auditor has released a new report showing San Jose officials likely overstated future pension costs by millions of dollars, with the higher figures used in the lead-up to June’s controversial pension reform measure.

08/22/2012

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Assessor Finds Broken Laws In Majority Of SF Foreclosures

The City and County of San Francisco’s Office of Assessor-Recorder released a report Wednesday saying that a review of nearly 400 foreclosures in the county revealed that bank and lender mistakes were found in nearly 99% of the cases.

02/15/2012

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers stand on the platform at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police Revamping Approach To Patrolling System

BART wants its officers to be more familiar with the beats they patrol. So officials have divided four zones into five and divided those even further.

02/15/2012

Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the "Occupy Oakland" encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

Auditor To Investigate Police Response At Occupy Oakland Protests

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has appointed an independent investigator to evaluate the police use of force in responding to Occupy demonstrations.

12/21/2011

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Audit Finds Irregularities, Lack Of Transparency

A 15-month review of the books at the University of California found no evidence of major fiscal malfeasance in the 10-campus system, but raised concerns about a lack of transparency in some areas of its budgeting.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/29/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Audits Criticize Oakland’s Handling Of Emergency Service Taxes

Oakland has been improperly increasing parcel taxes for two emergency service programs for the past 10 years even though they have large unspent balances, City Auditor Courtney Ruby said.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Controller’s Audit Critical Of MTA’s Sustainable Streets Program

Two years ago, the MTA created its Sustainable Streets division to manage the public parking garages and oversee the care of signals, curb markings and traffic signs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/10/2011

San Francisco City Hall, Office Depot

Office Depot, San Francisco Reach Settlement In Overcharge Flap

San Francisco has reached a $4.25 million settlement with Office Depot Inc. over allegations that the company overcharged for office supplies

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

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