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Long Beach drivers owe $18M in unpaid parking tickets, audit shows

March 29, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A recent audit found drivers owe the city of Long Beach more than $18 million for unpaid parking tickets.

That amount is up from $11 million in 2009. Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske wants the city to contract with an outside company for parking ticket collections and paramedic services.

The city's auditor told Schipske she's not ready to release the full details of the audit of the unpaid tickets.