A rehab facility with homes in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa can continue to treat alcoholics and drug addicts while a lawsuit is underway, according to the Daily Pilot.
Orange County Superior Court Judge William Monroe denied a request Thursday from the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs to close the doors of Newport-Beach based Morningside Recovery.
"Morningside has a victory, and we get exonerated, in a sense," Morningside Chief Executive Mary Helen Beatificato told the newspaper.
ADP, the state agency that regulates rehabilitation facilities, says they will continue to explore its options.
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