On The Money

On The Money: Gov. Brown Calls CBS13 Producer A ‘Clown’

After declining several interview requests regarding an On The Money investigation of governor-appointed officials defying an executive order on travel, Gov. Jerry Brown gave the cold shoulder to a CBS13 producer.


On The Money: CalVet Officials Leave Veterans With No Place To Park

If you’re a veteran going to the California Department of Veterans Affairs, good luck finding a parking spot.

CBS Sacramento–02/05/2013

On The Money: California Spending Mandatory “Court Reporter Fees” On Other Things

AUBURN (CBS13) — Struggling courts across California are laying off court reporters, unable to afford them, a CBS13 investigation has found. One reason may be that the state Judicial Branch is spending millions that was intended to fund those reporters. Those filing for civil court in California are required to pay a “court reporter fee” […]


On The Money: Update On Lyon’s Of California

There are new developments on one of California’s top tax deadbeats – a story that On The Money first reported three weeks ago.


On The Money: Garden Valley Fire Chief Under Investigation

CBS 13 has learned that Garden Valley Fire Chief Bill Dekker is under investigation by the El Dorado County District Attorney.


On The Money: College President Paid To Stay Away From Campus

Imagine being paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to stay away from work – well it happened to a local college president who is now staying home, while taxpayers are footing the bill.


On The Money: Surplus Sod

Ron Riola walks his dog George nearly every day around McKinley Park in Sacramento. But Riola couldn’t miss spotting something that didn’t belong after the renovation of the rose garden. He discovered hundreds of rolls of surplus sod, just sitting in the parking lot – and ironically blocking the handicap spaces.


On The Money: Derailing The Bullet Train?

The cost of California’s bullet train is now projected to cost $100 billion – or more: Some California lawmakers say California voters should get a re-do on High Speed Rail, after approving $9 billion in bonds four years ago.


Taxpayers Could End Up Paying $4 Million In Building Rent Debacle

There are new developments Tuesday on a case that CBS13 first reported on two years ago. It’s a case that may end up costing taxpayers more than $4 million.


On The Money: ‘Donut Doctor’ Collects Hefty State Salary

A doctor at a California state prison is not allowed to treat inmates, but he’s still making nearly a quarter of a million dollars a year — and you’re paying for it.


On The Money Investigation: California’s Missing Millions

A CBS13 investigation reveals that at least than one million dollars in state property is missing, but the state agencies can’t seem to find it.

CBS Sacramento–02/02/2012

On The Money: California Public Employees Highest Paid Of Any State

The state could run out of money by March, yet California is truly the Golden State for nearly 2 million government workers.