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  • Foundation Grants Target Gang Violence

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 11, 2011 | 6:31 pm

    The Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) granted 10 Los Angeles gang-prevention programs $200,000 this month, making its mark on ongoing public and private programs to ease gang violence in the city.

    “The foundation is committed to supporting issues of vital importance to the...

  • Jewish Aid Sought on Gang Problem

    By Idan Ivri

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "I'd love to tell you I'm some brilliant mastermind that chartered this treaty, but the reality is that week by week, we're still working the streets," William "Blinky" Rodriguez said about the gang treaty he helped broker to bring rival groups together to talk. "We'd be out until 2,...

  • The War at Home

    By Rob Eshman

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Four Angelenos were killed on the last day of the battle for Baghdad. Three were young men, each one of them killed with a bullet to the head on the streets of South Central Los Angeles. The fourth to die was an 8-year-old girl, hit by a bullet meant for a gang member.

    Before the war...