Unifying Health Services in a County Divided

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Los Angeles County is re-organizing delivery of health services to hundreds of thousands of people. The departments of mental health, public health and medical services will be consolidated into a single bureaucracy, just like they used to be. Although County Supervisors are unanimous, angry opponents say the departments were separated for good reasons and that it's wrong to go back to what they call the bad old days.

Also on the program, as Exxon sells its damaged refinery in Torrance, what's at stake for public safety, air pollution and gasoline prices?

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Warren Olney