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What happened to $2.7m in Central Basin's trust fund?

by Karen Foshay | Take Two

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The offices of the Central Basin Municipal Water District in Los Angeles County are seen in Commerce, Calif., in a Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo. The state has hundreds of local water districts, which often deal with millions of dollars but operate as quasi-government entities with very little oversight or public scrutiny. They pay six-figure salaries, dole out millions in contracts and sometimes have the same type of unfunded pension liabilities that have led to so much trouble for the state. Dozens of them even ignore annual requests by the state controller for salary and staffing information, choosing to hide their operations from state government agencies. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) Damian Dovarganes/AP
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