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2 from your side: moving company under criminal investigation after dozens of families lose their belongingsKristin Lazar reports that an unauthorized moving company to operate in California is currently under criminal investigation after dozens of clients hired the company to transport their belongings across the country, only to find that their items can be stored and could be auctioned off.

Veterans’ Voices: November 14In the voices of today’s veterans, a push to support veteran entrepreneurs. Suzanne Marques from CBS 2 introduces us to a non-profit organization that helps them be successful in the business world.

Parents see increased stress and anxiety levels in post-COVID worldMany of us assumed that once the COVID-19 lockdown was lifted and we could return to a more normal lifestyle, our stress levels would improve. However, some parents are reporting that their stress and anxiety levels have increased now that we have reopened. Kristine Lazar reports.

2 on your side: Orange County sees spike in e-bike crashesAs they continue to gain popularity, an Orange County hospital reports a 500% increase in electric bicycle crashes compared to the same time last year.

Voices of the VeteransVeterans’ Voices-Suzanne Marques reports on what awaits homeless veterans on the West Side.

Roomkey project fell short of expectations in LA County, experts sayCalifornia’s Roomkey Project has been touted as a way to stop the spread of COVID-19 among the vulnerable homeless population and find them permanent housing. However, as the program draws to a close, CBS2’s Kristine Lazar has discovered that more than 1,200 LA County residents who participated are still awaiting permanent housing, leading some experts to say the program has not responded. to his high expectations.

2 On your side: workers are looking for more flexibility in the post-pandemic worldFrom Zoom meetings to home offices, the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed the way we do business, and study after study has shown that a majority of American workers don’t want to lose that flexibility once the pandemic is over. Kristine Lazar reports.

2 on your side: landlords and tenants face economic hardship amid eviction debateAbout half a million people in LA County face deportation when the state’s moratorium on evictions expires in late September. Kristine Lazar reports.

“The childcare system is in crisis”: childcare costs rank among the main expenses of SoCal familiesChild care costs are now the number one spending for families in Southern California, and experts say the pandemic has turned an already broken system into a crisis in its own right.

Are you looking to buy a car? You might want to waitAre you looking for a new car, but struggling to find a decent deal on a new car? You’re not the only one.

2 On Your Side: Americans Are On Track To Receive 52 Billion Automated Calls This YearFrom automated dialers and recorded messages to identity theft and scammers, calls are coming in at an incredible rate and, according to recent reports, US consumers are set to receive over 52 billion automated calls. this year only.

2 on your side: latest EDD scam targeting out-of-state residents via text messageCalifornia ESD scammers have already stolen an estimated $ 11 billion in state unemployment benefits, and now there is a new scam targeting out-of-state residents via text message.

2 on your side: an international fraud ring steals billions of EDD money from CaliforniaMore than $ 11 billion has been stolen from the state of California through a fraud by the Department of Employment Development.

Some homeowners say they fall victim to eviction moratorium rules as LA County considers extensionThe Los Angeles County Supervisory Board is expected to consider extending the county’s eviction moratorium that expires at the end of the month Tuesday, but some homeowners say they have been the unwitting victims of the well-meaning law.

2 on your side: city of Compton accused of wasting thousands of dollars on COVID reliefThe town of Compton is accused by activists of squandering aid funding for COVID-19, amid allegations it wasted food that was supposed to go to struggling residents, along with dozens of thousands of dollars in personalized masks.

2 On your side: tracking pixels might collect your data every time you open an emailTracking pixels are tiny hidden single pixel images embedded in emails. And once these images are uploaded by an email client, they send information back to the sender of the email.

Childcare crisis: pandemic closures trigger economic ripple effectThe pandemic has been devastating for small businesses, and daycare centers are no exception with thousands of people shutting their doors for good since last March.

In the mind of a hoarder: “We are isolated. We are rejected. ‘A 2018 study found that there is more public stigma for people who accumulate than for those in prison or those who have been diagnosed with a mental illness like schizophrenia.

2 On your side: EDD overpayment chargeSome California workers say they were told they had to reimburse thousands of dollars in overpayments to the California Employment Development Department due to an apparent mistake made by the department.

“I feel like I’m extremely resilient”: Businesses shut down by COVID pandemic begin to reopen and recoverA year after the COVID pandemic forced business owners to suddenly shut down, many are on their feet now that some restrictions have been lifted.

Sister of woman living on the streets with mental illness says law prevents her from taking actionA local woman on Thursday went public with a very personal and devastating fight to get her sister – who went from the girl next door to living on the streets – the mental health help she received. desperately needed.

Los Angeles to distribute $ 235 million in rental assistanceAngelenos who are struggling to cover their rent due to problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic will soon be able to apply for help under a massive $ 235 million rent assistance program.

Exclusive: IE mother reunited with newborn baby after fierce battle with COVID-19As Yvette Camacho took her newborn daughter, Emery, out of the San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland on Thursday, it marked the end of their battle with COVID and the start of their life together at home.

Experts give advice to prepare children to return to classWith LAUSD announcing its plans for students to start returning to campus next month, some students may struggle with the transition after spending more than a year at home.


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