Budget cuts for the California judicial branch will eliminate 511 budgeted positions. In the Los Angeles Superior Court 539 employees will be affected, including 177 employees who will be laid off tomorrow.
A man accused of causing the death of his girlfriend will be back in court next month, after his case was set for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
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Judge Lloyd Nash denied a request for a new trial Monday, holding Jerry Moon to his original plea deal at Los Angeles County Superior Court in San Fernando.
UPDATED March 14, 2013