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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 2000
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday hired veteran auditor J. Tyler McCauley to be Los Angeles County's new auditor-controller. McCauley, currently the assistant auditor-controller, has worked in the office for more than 25 years. He was chosen from four finalists by the five county supervisors, to whom the auditor-controller reports. In his new post, replacing retired auditor-controller Alan Sasaki, McCauley will earn $141,000 annually.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase business licensing fees in unincorporated areas by 10% to 30%. County Auditor-Controller J. Tyler McCauley requested the increase, saying the fees were necessary to allow the county to recover the costs of processing business license applications and renewals. The fees are expected to bring in $1.7 million in annual revenue, an increase of $300,000.
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February 26, 2008 | Jack Leonard
County Auditor-Controller J. Tyler McCauley announced Monday that he plans to retire March 31, ending a 37-year career as a county auditor. McCauley, 60, of Burbank, started working for the county in 1970 and rose up through the ranks until he was appointed by the Board of Supervisors to run the county's auditing department in May 2000. McCauley's agency is responsible for auditing county departments; investigating allegations of abuse and fraud leveled against employees; monitoring the books for the county's $22 billion budget; and cutting checks to vendors and the county's 100,000 employees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 1990
A Los Angeles County Public Works Department foreman has been suspended for 30 days for ordering workers to build boat racks, duck decoys and other items for his personal use. But the shop manager who filed the complaint says such abuses have gone on for 15 years and extends far beyond the one shop that the county investigated. "We've stopped it here at this yard, but it goes on today all over this department," said Rudy Rico, manager of the department's Pasadena instrument shop.
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February 27, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
A group home in Hollywood operated by the Salvation Army for children with emotional or behavioral problems is just "marginally maintained," with dirty walls, torn carpet and gang writing in the bathrooms, a Los Angeles County audit found. The facility, called The Way In, also had broken furniture in some rooms and a faulty air duct, according to the report by county Auditor-Controller J. Tyler McCauley. The audit cited problems at other facilities as well.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 1989
The Los Angeles County coroner's office, already the subject of a district attorney's investigation, will undergo a management audit, the county's chief auditor said Tuesday. Chief Auditor J. Tyler McCauley declined to say whether the audit is connected to the district attorney's investigation. The district attorney is looking into allegations that employees in the coroner's office have colluded with private funeral homes to charge the federal government for the funeral expenses of indigent veterans already cremated at county expense.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 2004 | Sue Fox, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles County is pursuing an unlikely scofflaw that it says failed to pay a $65,000 bill: the city of Cudahy. For 14 years, the Sheriff's Department had a contract to police Cudahy, a small city southeast of downtown Los Angeles. But in September, Cudahy decided that it could save money by teaming with nearby Maywood's police force instead. Sheriff's officials contend that Cudahy has never paid its outstanding balance, so county Auditor-Controller J.
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December 5, 2007 | Jack Leonard, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles County's election agency has punched a hole in its overtime budget every year for the last six years, racking up nearly $8.3 million in extra costs, according to a county audit made public Tuesday. The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's Office spent nearly $27.3 million on overtime during the six years beginning July 2001 -- 43% more than the $19 million that was budgeted, the audit's figures show.
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May 13, 2003 | Sue Fox, Times Staff Writer
Sloppy record-keeping and contracting contributed to budget problems afflicting the Sheriff's Department, audits released Monday by Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller J. Tyler McCauley suggest. The department busted its budget twice in the last five years by spending millions more than allocated. Facing a $75-million shortfall in the coming year, Sheriff Lee Baca has trimmed community-policing programs and started freeing nonviolent offenders from jail to save money.
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October 22, 2004 | Sue Fox, Times Staff Writer
One Los Angeles County employee, a social worker in the Department of Children and Family Services, used his county calling card to charge $86,000 in calls to Thailand. A county health department employee submitted false medical leave paperwork to conceal his true whereabouts: jail. Two other health workers and a probation employee were thought to be on extended medical leave when, in fact, they were dead. Such are the alleged swindles and blunders that county Auditor-Controller J.
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