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L.A. County won't file criminal charges over work at Ridley-Thomas home
L.A. County won't file criminal charges over work at Ridley-Thomas home

Los Angeles County prosecutors have declined to file criminal charges in connection with taxpayer-funded work performed at Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas' home. The district attorney's office said in a memorandum released Monday that county officials told investigators that the remodeling of Ridley-Thomas' converted garage into a home office last year was within county policy, though prosecutors found the project exceeded its initial costs. "If they are correct, then the remodel was done with 'authority of law,' and there is no violation," the memo said. The investigation focused on whether the work — which cost taxpayers at least $10,675,...

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