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July 20, 2000 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In most civil lawsuits, the losers do not end up getting a bundle of cash from the winner. But that is exactly what happened when a group of small cities along the route of the Alameda Corridor rail line sued the public agency in charge of building the $2.4-billion project. The cities of Compton, Lynwood, Vernon and South Gate lost a 1996 suit that sought a larger voice in governing the project.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2000 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A revolution, fought under the motto "no taxation without representation," is challenging the controversial political system of Vernon--the tiny industrial community south of downtown Los Angeles. Vernon is a city like no other in the state because most of its 58 voters are either city employees or tenants in city-owned housing.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2000 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A revolution, fought under the motto "no taxation without representation," is challenging the controversial political system of Vernon--the tiny industrial community south of downtown Los Angeles. Vernon is a city like no other in the state because most of its 58 voters are either city employees or tenants in city-owned housing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 2000 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In most civil lawsuits, the losers do not end up getting a bundle of cash from the winner. But that is exactly what happened when a group of small cities along the route of the Alameda Corridor rail line sued the public agency in charge of building the $2.4-billion project. The cities of Compton, Lynwood, Vernon and South Gate lost a 1996 suit that sought a larger voice in governing the project.
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