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Tag: Antonio Villagairosa
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September 25, 2008 | 2:22 am
Two years ago, Craig X Rubin started a unique church where pot was used to communicate prayers to God. Temple 420 (still around) was odd and unorthodox—mixing Christians and Jews and claiming that cannabis was the Tree of Life—and it landed Rubin in court. He avoided jail, and this...
June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pmAntonio Villaraigosa is coming up to halftime in his first term as mayor of Los Angeles. This is as good a time as any to assess the direction of his mayoralty and its implications for the Jewish community.
There is a natural comparison to be made between Villaraigosa and former...
May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villagairosa reassured Eli Moyal, Mayor of Sderot, of his continued support Friday, after Palestinian rocket attacks forced a partial evacuation of the city.
In a letter to Moyal, released by the Mayor's office (full text below), Villagairosa said "the...