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Successful L.A. anti-gang program to expand

June 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An anti-gang program that is being credited with reducing gang crime in Los Angeles will be expanded Monday.The Summer Night Lights program keeps city parks open until midnight with organized activities for at-risk youth.

Authorities say the program helped the city have the safest summer in 40 years.

Skateboarding, basketball and other games are offered.

There are also job opportunities.