The grand jury focused on the fiscal management of Victorville and its affiliated Southern California Logistics Airport Authority, which was established to redevelop 132-square miles in and around the former George Air Force Base, now known as the Southern California Logistics Airport. The audit revealed disparate and possibly illegal measures the recession-beleaguered city relied on to stave off insolvency: dipping into sanitation funds, lending water agency funds to bail out the city’s electric utility and siphoning $2 million in airport bond funds to buy land for a city library.
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