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New South L.A. hospital to cost $32 million more than expected
Los Angeles Times

The long-awaited reopening of a hospital in South Los Angeles will cost $32 million more than anticipated due to “unforeseen site conditions” and may not be able to accept patients until early 2015, according to Los Angeles County officials.

The new spending, expected to be approved Tuesday by the county Board of Supervisors, brings the total price tag of the project to $284.4 million, nearly $50 million more than originally budgeted for the …