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  • Narrow Lead for Svonkin in L.A. Community College District Board Race

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 18, 2011 | 12:06 am

    In the race for the last open seat on the Los Angeles Community College District Board, with just under half of all districts reporting, Scott Svonkin, a senior adviser to Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, is narrowly leading Lydia A. Gutierrez, a teacher who sits on the board of...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Kollel's New Home

    More than 500 people gathered for the dedication of Kollel Los Angeles' new home at 7216 Beverly Blvd., in the heart of the Beverly-Fairfax-Hancock Park communities. Rabbi Matisyahu Solomon addressed the crowd at the Chanukat Habayis dedication. Kollel, headed by...

  • Scott Svonkin: Pulling Together

    By Michael Aushenker

    February 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    To find out where Scott Svonkin gets his Jewish commitment, you needn't search beyond his own parents.

    "When I was in the third grade," he recalled, "my mother once made potato latkes for Chanukah. She didn't make it for just my class, she made thousands of them for the entire...