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L.A. County officials seek UC’s help in reopening Martin Luther King Jr. hospital
Los Angeles Times - Larry Gordon

A delegation of Los Angeles County political, business and labor leaders were in San Francisco on Thursday to urge the University of California to become a partner in reopening the Martin Luther King Jr. hospital in Willowbrook, near Watts, by 2012. Speaking to UC’s governing board, the county officials offered strengthened plans to protect UC financially and tried to allay fears among the regents that the university might get too enmeshed in county politics.