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Oscar Hernandez, the former mayor of Bell, was also ordered to pay $241,000 in restitution to the city, which was driven close to bankruptcy by a scheme to vastly inflate official salaries.
The suspects were charged in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment.
Two proponents of prison reform say Gov. Jerry Brown has been resisting a court order.
Bernhard Willhelm — known for his zany prints and creative cuts — recently relocated his home and studio to Los Angeles, bringing his entourage (and their wild ways) along for the party.