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Gun buybacks take almost 500 weapons off the streets

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Nearly 500 weapons were collected at two recent gun buyback events, down sharply from last year but still a significant number of guns taken off the streets, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said May 16. A total of 478 guns were collected, including 35 Read More…

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CHEERS!

Daveon Swan has been elected to the board of the Woodcraft Rangers, a Los Angeles nonprofit that provides after-school programs and camping to youth. Swan attended Loyola Marymount University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in theological studies and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He completed his master’s in church management Read More…

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Summit to examine options for young black males

LOS ANGELES — A summit focused on young black males will be held at 10 a.m. April 18, organizers said. Up to 200 men are expected to attend the session designed to help close the educational and opportunity gaps facing black men, said Keith Parker, director of the Gang Reduction and Youth Development program at Read More…