Audit slams ‘shoddy’ oversight of L.A. community college projects


A state audit released Wednesday questioned more than $140 million in construction spending by the Los Angeles Community College District, including $28.3 million sunk into campus projects that were later canceled because of poor planning, the Los Angeles Times reports. The district spent construction funds on promotional photography, public relations tours and other impermissible activities, put millions into building projects not on its approved list and generally exercised weak oversight of its $5.7-billion construction program, state Controller John Chiang’s office found…

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