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Santa Clara County Looking For 1,060 People Owed Money By Government

The Santa Clara County Department of Revenue has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money on deposit with the County.

04/22/2014

Lewis G. Clinton Jr.

AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based Church

The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.

04/14/2014

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KCBS In Depth: Money In Politics

Daniel Newman, co-founder president of Maplight.org, says there is more deregulation to come from the U.S. Supreme Court and their decisions in regards to unleashing money in politics.

04/07/2014

Jeffrey Holzworth

Former Santa Rosa Campus Cop Guilty Of Stealing $150K From Parking Machines; Wife Charged As Accessory

A former Santa Rosa Junior College police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $150,000 in parking machine money at the college and possessing stolen property, while his wife is being charged as an accessory.

04/03/2014

State Senator Leland Yee during his campaign for San Francisco mayor on November 7, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

MapLight Website Pores Over Political Contributions To Leland Yee

With the arrest of state Senator Leland Yee this week on corruption and gun trafficking charges, the website MapLight has been following the money trail, in terms of his political campaigns.

03/27/2014

The bitcoin website is shown on the computer of the proprietor of a shop selling vinyl records and that accepts bitcoins for payment on April 11, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

IRS Says Bitcoin Will Be Taxed Like Property, Not Currency

Virtual currencies like bitcoin will be taxed like property — not currency, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday. The IRS says bitcoin is not legal tender. You can’t use it to pay your taxes.

03/25/2014

President Obama during a meeting with Congressional leaders. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s Proposed Budget Includes Cash For California Infrastructure, Drought

President Barack Obama proposed an almost $4 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that includes a few nuggets for California, but it also cuts money the Golden State had been counting on.

03/04/2014

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5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have Missed

Who doesn’t want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.

03/03/2014

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Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

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