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Legislators Save $9.5 Million For Local Gang Prevention Programs
July 6, 2017
For nearly a decade, California has appropriated $9.215 million every year to fund CalGRIP, a grant program to cities that provide a dollar-for-dollar match to implement evidence-based programs to reduce youth and group-related crime and violence, according to the Children’s Defense Fund California website. ... read more »
Leader of South L.A. Gang `Enforcement’ Clique Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years
June 15, 2017
The leader of a South Los Angeles street gang blamed for two decades of murders, robberies, extortion, illegal firearms possession, witness intimidation and narcotics trafficking near downtown's Skid Row was sentenced Monday to nearly 22 years in federal prison. ... read more »
Woman regains Eyesight after 30 Years
March 9, 2016
Thirty years ago, Lisa Garrett, 53, was taking her son home from school when her life took a drastic turn. “A gang was coming down the street and they just screamed out ‘West Side!’” Garrett said. Then shots rang out and Garrett shielded her then 7-year-old son to keep him safe. ... read more »
COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS LAUNCH LET ME LIVE: #MYLIFEMATTERS PEACE RALLY
August 4, 2015
A large crowd of community members, social activists, preachers and children gathered at the Park and Ride on Crenshaw Boulevard and 120th Street to bring awareness to the senseless gun violence impacting families and children in Los Angeles and abroad. The rally, which called for peace and social resolve through unity, faith, and prayer, sought to eradicate the cloud of darkness hovering over Los Angeles communities. ... read more / watch video »
City Officials Sue Owner of Local Crime House
June 23, 2015
City officials sued a Watts resident whose home was the scene of shootings and drug sales over the last 14 years, City Attorney Mike Feuer said last week. ... read more »
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