Opinion: California budget: No pain, no gain


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‘Rhetoric about shared sacrifice often has an ennobling resonance,’ writes Tim Rutten in Wednesday’s op-ed column about forthcoming budget cuts. ‘Its reality can be excruciatingly painful, as Los Angeles residents will discover when they begin to sort through the implications of the austerity budget Gov. Jerry Brown will deliver Monday.’

Drastic cuts are expected to hurt Medi-Cal, CalWORKS, local jails and community redevelopment, which he discusses on A budget body blow.


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