LOS ANGELES -- A San Bernardino County, Calif. lawsuit seeking to recoup a portion of a $102 million settlement with a developer could force one of the county’s cities, Upland, into bankruptcy.

So far, legal expenses related to fighting the lawsuit have cost the city of 73,000 40 miles east of Los Angeles roughly $6 million, causing the city’s reserves to dip below $1 million, said Upland City Manager Stephen Dunn.

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