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What will Los Angeles look like if we don't survive the current fiscal crisis? Or perhaps the question should be, what will Los Angeles look like several months from now due to thousands of layoffs? Last week, KCET's SoCal Connected recapped the budget shortfall, currently above $200 million--and when the new fiscal year begins on July 1st, the deficit shoots up to over $400 million.

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