LAUSD’s $238 Million Belmont Demolished

In late December 2004 the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) began demolishing approximately one third of the new and never occupied Belmont High School campus which has cost taxpayers $238 million to build with another $110 million for partial demolition and reconstruction.

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Public Crime & Corruption #387-388

According to LA County DA Steve Cooley, Los Angeles has a long history of corruption, and because his office is doing such a good job prosecuting corruption, it appears that we still have a lot of it.

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Non-Voter Approved Public Indebtedness #385-386

NON-VOTER APPROVED PUBLIC INDEBTEDNESS known as Certificates of Participation were used to finance the Belmont High School project which included a private retail infrastructure costing approximately $13 to $25 million, according to ANTHONY PATCHETT who said that investors were also not advised of the environmental problems or costs of remediation.

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LAUSD Audits and Investigations #381-382

While serving as Inspector General of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Don Mullinax was responsible for the comprehensive Belmont Learning Center investigation and audit report.

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LAUSD $8 Billion Expansion & Accountability #379-380

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Chief Executive for Facilities/Operations Jim McConnell explained the scope of the proposed $3.8 billion bond measure proposed for the March 2004 ballot and the $8 billion expansion program for the school district.

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