Take Two

Central Basin Water customers pick up tab for board member's car accident

Art Chacon

Central Basin Water District

An undated photo showing the installation of Central Basin Water District board member Art Chacon (right), from the district's official website.

A water district in Southeast L.A. that serves 26 cities in this county has long been a source of controversy, including an ongoing FBI investigation.

Now, a new development: KPCC has learned the district's ratepayers are picking up the tab for a board member's six-car traffic accident. KPCC's Investigative Producer Karen Foshay has the story.

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