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El Monte Boys And Girls Club Closed Due To Alleged Mexican Mafia Drug Activity

The Board of Directors voted to close a Boys and Girls Club in El Monte after a DEA indictment claims the club was a center where potential Mexican Mafia gang members openly held meetings and sold drugs.

09/01/2014

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Vandals Destroy 30 Fruit Trees Planted By Underprivileged Kids In MacArthur Park

The planting effort took several days, lots of hard work and thousands of dollars.

07/10/2014

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California Effort Pitches Health Care To Students

The image projected before the classroom at California State University, Los Angeles showed a pair of gleeful sky divers plunging through the air.

12/15/2013

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Lady Gaga To Offer Mental Health Services During LA Concerts

Pop singer Lady Gaga plans to offer professional mental health services to fans at two upcoming concerts in Los Angeles.

01/01/2013

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KNX Campaign 2012: Youth Vote

At least one longtime expert on voting pattern predicts a significant drop in the youth vote due to lack of enthusiasm.

10/22/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Glendale Youth Council

It’s more than just a student council for some Glendale kids.

10/19/2012

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Ex-Teacher, Church Volunteer Admits To Inappropriate Contact With Boys

A longtime Morongo elementary school teacher was in custody Friday after admitting inappropriate contact with young boys.

08/17/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Feds Create 20K Summer Jobs For Youth

More than 20,000 new summer jobs will give young people an opportunity to work in America’s forests, national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands, federal officials announced Friday.

05/18/2012

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Soldier Shares Stories Of Hardship, Triumph With Less Fortunate Kids

A U.S. soldier is sharing her inspiring story of hardship and triumph with a group of kids in Santa Clarita, who need it most, as part of a program called Tempered Steel.

04/04/2012

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Studies: Liquor Store Density Linked To Youth Violence

Violent crime could be reduced significantly if cities limit the number of neighborhood liquor stores and ban the sale of single-serve containers of alcoholic beverages. That’s according to separate studies led by UC Riverside researchers.

09/11/2011

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Villaraigosa Announces Expansion of Summer Nights Park Program

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Friday the expansion of his 3-year-old Summer Night Lights program ,which keeps some public parks open at night during the summer to give teens a place to go and keep crime down.

06/24/2011

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Ex-OC Youth Pastor Charged With Molesting Girl, 14, At Church, Home

Joe David Nelms, 47, was a youth pastor at Pacific Coast Church in San Clemente in 1993 when he met the girl, who reported the alleged molestation earlier this month.

03/23/2011

LA Organization Wins $13.3M For Gay Youth In Foster Care

A Los Angeles organization has won a $13.3 million federal grant to create a program to help gay and lesbian youth in foster care.

10/01/2010

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