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  • Castro leaving Jewish Family Service after 35 years

    By Ryan Torok

    November 3, 2016 | 4:18 pm

    Paul Castro, the president and CEO of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS) who has worked at the social service agency for more than 35 years, has announced his retirement, effective December 2017.

    The 64-year-old L.A. native’s story is not that of the typical leader of a...

  • Senior service providers wary as New Year approaches

    December 11, 2012 | 12:11 pm

    They’ve weathered five years of economic crisis, relentless state budget cuts and growing demand for their services. Now, social service providers for seniors in the Los Angeles area are bracing for a new slew of challenges in 2013.

    From federal budget negotiations and the...

  • Budget Worries

    By Mike Levy

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Gov. Gray Davis' proposed state budget for 2002-2003 has local Jewish organizations worried.

    With the state's approximately $12 billion deficit (in a proposed $98 billion budget) covered by program cuts, along with loans and spending deferrals, local agencies such as Jewish Family...

  • Settling In

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    It's the obvious first topic of conversation, and Paul Castro has no problem addressing it. As the newly minted executive director of Jewish Family Service of Greater Los Angeles (JFS), Castro now runs a Jewish social outreach organization - and yet he is neither Jewish nor holds a...