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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2014

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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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Police Warn Wildomar Church Parishioners Of Possible ID Theft After Donations Reported Stolen

Police say an employee of Saint Francis of Rome Church on April 15 discovered a theft of personal check and cash donations from the previous week.

06/03/2014

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Audit Shows ‘Significant Flaws’ In LA Foreclosure Registry Program

An audit of a Los Angeles foreclosure registry program aimed at combating neighborhood blight reveals “significant flaws” in the existing program, according to city officials Tuesday.

06/03/2014

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Calif. Controller Orders City Of Cudahy To Repay $22.7M In Taxpayer Funds

Auditors say officials in the city of Cudahy had virtually no oversight in place to prevent the misuse of taxpayer dollars when it spent nearly $23 million in redevelopment funds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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Child Protective Services Audit Uncovers ‘Worst Fears’ In Agency Performance

An audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Judge Clears The Way For City Controller To Audit DWP Trusts

A judge has cleared the way for City Controller Ron Galperin to audit two trusts controlled by the union that represents Department of Water and Power workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera

When it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.

03/17/2014

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