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The Backstory On The Sudden Shutdown Of Curry House

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On Sunday, it seemed like business as usual at Curry House restaurants. On Monday, employees got shocking news: the chain was shutting down.

Rachel Delgado, waitress at Curry House in Torrance:

"I couldn't believe it. Everything was fine Sunday night and then all of the sudden, damn, everybody's laid off."

Why? And why like this?

We have the details (the new owner said it was due "to misrepresentation of the legal status of many employees during the purchase process") and also explore why the shutdown hit L.A. fans so hard.

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The first Curry House opened in 1983 in Little Tokyo.

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