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.