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City of Industry aims to redo or end trash pact with ex-mayor's firm
City of Industry aims to redo or end trash pact with ex-mayor's firm

City of Industry officials are seeking to renegotiate or possibly cancel a lucrative trash contract with a company headed by former Mayor Dave Perez as they scrutinize years of business deals that benefited him and his relatives. The roughly $12-million-a-year trash pact with Valley Vista Services is by far the richest arrangement between the city and companies controlled by ex-Mayor Dave Perez and his relatives whose grip on the city's politics and purse-strings has spanned decades. Businesses linked to the family have been paid more than $326 million by Industry over the past 20 years, an audit has found. Another Perez company, Zerep Management, collected millions of dollars...

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