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  • What makes a skateboard kosher? [VIDEO]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 31, 2011 | 11:01 am

    In high school, Avi Greenberg sometimes spent eight hours a day skateboarding. He kept a board in his school locker, and he wore through them quickly, sometimes as many as five in a month.

    Now 33, married and with a 4-month-old daughter, Greenberg still lives in Pico-Robertson,...

  • Skateboarder’s project links charity and sport

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Devin Schneider looks like a typical 13-year-old boy: his long hair covers dark brown eyes, a smile reveals a mouthful of braces, and he wears a long hooded sweatshirt, T-shirt and jeans. He's quiet, sometimes keeping his eyes downcast as he thinks of what to say.

    But Devin...

  • Board Meeting

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    November 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Skate Roc 'n Jam, an event held Nov. 5 at the Hollywood Los Feliz JCC, drew about 100 skateboarding enthusiasts who tried their luck on newly built ramps and rails borrowed from Oasis in Hollywood; listened to music by the group Custom; talked shop with DV8, a skateboarding shop in...