Jack Dolan

Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles police and firefighters can retire at age 50 and collect their pension, which is 90 percent of their salary for the rest of their lives.

How LA cops and firefighters get rich after reaching retirement age

Los Angeles police and firefighters can retire at age 50 and collect their pension, which is 90 percent of their salary for the rest of their lives.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In 1999, former Governor Gray Davis signed a law called SB-400; and just like that, prison guards, park rangers, the highway patrol and other state workers were suddenly entitled to…

Old law keeps taxpayers on the hook for state employee pensions

In 1999, former Governor Gray Davis signed a law called SB-400; and just like that, prison guards, park rangers, the highway patrol and other state workers were suddenly entitled to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s an ongoing effort to clean up the air around the busiest port in America, in San Pedro.

Cleaning Up the Country’s Busiest Port

There’s an ongoing effort to clean up the air around the busiest port in America, in San Pedro.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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