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Report: Caltrans Engineer Was Paid For Playing Golf On 55 Workdays

An Orange County lawmaker said Thursday he has “no confidence” in Caltrans’ spending practices after a state auditor found the agency approved the time sheets of an engineer who played golf for 55 workdays while on the clock.

08/27/2015

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LAUSD’s Director Of Food Services Resigns After Audit

The director of food services for the nation’s second-largest school district has resigned following a scathing audit that found inappropriate spending and mismanagement in the division.

08/03/2015

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Audit: California’s State Bar Failing To Discipline Bad Lawyers

A scathing audit says the California State Bar has failed to consistently protect the public from bad lawyers and lacks financial accountability.

06/18/2015

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LADOT Audit Finds ‘Staggering’ Spike In Overtime Pay

The audit conducted by the City Controller’s office was undertaken after officials were tipped off to alleged fraud at the Department of Transportation.

05/26/2015

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State Controller To Probe City Of Industry Finances Over ‘Significant Discrepancies’

The investigation comes in response to an audit that raised questions about $326 million in payments linked to a former mayor and his family.

05/07/2015

General Manager For LADWP Apologizes Days After Criticizing Audit

The general manager for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power apologized days after criticizing a controversial audit.

05/05/2015

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LADWP Under Fire After City Controller Releases Scathing Audit Of Its Finances

A newly released audit of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power found that ratepayers footed the bill for thousands of dollars in free gas for employees and expensive steak dinners, as well as millions in contracts without competitive bids.

04/30/2015

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Audit: City Paid Millions To Companies Owned By Former Mayor

The city of Industry paid more than $326 million to companies owned by a former mayor and his family over the last 20 years.

04/26/2015

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Audit Says Jail Releases Jumped 37 Percent After Realignment

The number of inmates being released by county jails increased by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons, state auditors said Tuesday.

04/21/2015

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Audit Says Jail Releases Jumped 37 Percent After Realignment

A new audit says county jails increased the number of inmates they released by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons.

04/21/2015

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Audit Raises New Questions About Monitoring, Use Of LAPD In-Car Cameras

New questions are being raised Friday about the Los Angeles Police Department’s in-car cameras after an audit found that supervisors aren’t spot-checking the videos properly to monitor officer conduct.

03/27/2015

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Report: LA DWP Knew It Was Releasing Flawed Billing System And That May Cost Taxpayers Nearly $200M

A state audit says the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power knew it was releasing a flawed billing system and the botched rollout has cost nearly $200 million — losses that could be passed to ratepayers.

03/10/2015

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Audit: Roll Out Of DWP Billing System Could Cost Customers $200M

A state audit released Tuesday found that the Department of Water and Power’s troubled billing system could wind up costing ratepayers more than $200 million.

03/10/2015

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Report: $2M Worth Of LAUSD iPads, Computers Unaccounted For

A recent audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that more than $2 million worth of computers, mostly iPads, could not be accounted for.

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Nearly One-Fourth Of LA City Streets Receive Failing Grade

Tens of millions of dollars in under-collections as well as major operational failures and poor reporting have been cited as major factors in a Los Angeles effort to pave and maintain city streets, according to officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2014

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