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LA County’s legal costs jump, fueled by settlements and fees

Los Angeles County’s legal bills ticked upward last fiscal year, jumping from $148.5 million to $151.9 million, fueled by an increase in the amount paid out to settle lawsuits. Costs and fees to outside law firms working on the county’s litigation helped drive up the number, officials said on Tuesday, Feb. 23. All told, attorneys fees and costs totaled $64.3 million, while the county paid out $87.6 million in judgments and settlements, according to County Counsel Rodrigo A. Castrol-Silva’s repor...
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Review: Identifying Features

— by RON WILKINSON — The trope of wanting to know something that could kill is such a staple of Western crime stories we hardly know it is there. It takes powerful voices and acting to remind us that this kind of knowledge is a real thing. Magdalena hears this kind of information whispered by […]
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L.A. Cops Shoot At Pit Bull And Instead Kill Teenager

News from L.A.: Amber Alcantar woke early Thursday morning to a knock at the door. Before her stood a friend of her nephew, 17-year-old Armando Garcia-Muro. The young man was frantically searching for Garcia-Muro’s mother, Alcantar told the Los Angeles Times. In his hands were bloody shoes. “Obviously something was wrong,” Alcantar said. What had just unfolded outside an apartment complex in Palmdale, Calif., would later be described by authorities as an “extremely, extremely unfortunate inciden...
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Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro’s funeral

MIAMI (AP) — In the heart of Miami’s Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday’s funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in Cuba. Garcia, 76, a retired electronics salesman who left Cuba in 1963, sipped espresso as others smoked […]
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Mixology 619: Slow Mo Fizz

JRDN , an upscale surf 'n' turf spot located inside Tower23 Hotel in Pacific Beach, is the perfect spot for dining and exploring the numerous options for libations. Watch as the lead bartender Armando Garcia makes this creamy, gin-based cocktail, Slow Mo Fizz.
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