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Villaraigosa calls for shutting down some city departments amid budget crisis

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called Tuesday for all city agencies — except for police, other public safety and revenue-generating departments — to close for two days a week starting April 12 because of the city’s continuing budget crisis.

“We have to act, and we have to act quickly,” Villaraigosa said at a press conference.

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