Mayor Villaraigosa, LA Politics, and Gangs
In what one columnist called his first re-election speech, Mayor Villaraigosa addressed the multitude of gang programs, now to be centralized in his office. Can he make them more effective and more accountable for what they do? On Reporter’s Notebook, the gang “feedback loop” between LA and El Salvador.
From this Episode:
The El Salvador Gang Connection
One of the factors leading to City Hall’s latest focus on gangs was a massive report by civil rights attorney Connie Rice. She just back from El Salvador with a study of the...