CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1996 |
Now that it's joined the age of computers and portable phones, our local government still has to figure out how to control the costs of the technological revolution. Cellular phones are an example. Last week, Times reporter Jeff Brazil revealed about $3 million in bills from 3,400 Los Angeles city- and county-owned cellular phones in the last fiscal year. City and county cell phone bills here--averaging $242,000 a month--are much higher than in other cities.