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Mayor to unveil program to fight crime

June 30, 2008 6:02:23 AM PDT
Los Angeles is hoping to keep crime low this summer by giving gang members and at-risk young people something else to do.Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is unveiling a "Summer Night Lights" program, which features eight city parks that will stay open until midnight and offer job opportunities and activities during peak hours when crime tends to spike.

The parks are located in city gang reduction and development zones, areas like Boyle Heights, Baldwin Hills and Glassell Park.

The program will run from July 4 through Labor Day. Click here for more information on the "Summer Night Lights" program

 

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