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December 21, 2001 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The North Valley Jewish Community Center may have withstood a white supremacist's attack on children attending its summer camp, but in the end, money woes may force the center to close. The popular community center in Granada Hills, which has offered educational, recreational and social activities for 43 years, is due to terminate adult and teen programs Dec. 31 and end children's programs in June.
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December 21, 2001 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The North Valley Jewish Community Center may have withstood a white supremacist's attack on children attending its summer camp, but in the end, money woes may force the center to close. The popular community center in Granada Hills, which has offered educational, recreational and social activities for 43 years, is due to terminate adult and teen programs Dec. 31 and end children's programs in June.
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March 11, 1998 | From a Times Staff Writer
Officials of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles announced at a community meeting Tuesday night that they will not sell the center in the Fairfax district to a private high school. The future of the Westside Jewish Community Center, which has served the neighborhood for 43 years, had been in doubt since a private high school offered to purchase the center and turn it into a school campus.
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February 7, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
Children's programs at four Los Angeles Jewish community centers slated for closure this summer could remain open another year if the centers meet strict enrollment and fund-raising goals, organization officials said Wednesday. Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles announced plans in December to terminate the after-school, kindergarten and preschool programs on June 30 to make up for a financial shortfall.
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February 7, 2002 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Children's programs at four Los Angeles Jewish community centers scheduled for closure this summer could remain open another school year if the centers meet strict enrollment and fund-raising goals, organization officials said Wednesday. Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles announced plans in December to terminate the after-school, kindergarten and preschool programs on June 30 to make up for a financial shortfall.
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April 11, 2002 | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To keep Jewish community centers open in Granada Hills and Silver Lake, members are looking at ways to independently fund them. Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles, which operates seven facilities in the region, announced in December that five centers were in danger of being closed for lack of money. Since then, centers in Sherman Oaks and West Los Angeles have resolved their problems and are expected to stay open, said David Novak, a spokesman for the organization.
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January 11, 1999 | SUE FOX
The Weingart Foundation has awarded a $150,000 grant to help build a sports and youth complex at the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus. The $4.5-million facility, including a gymnasium with retractable bleachers and a youth center, is a joint project of the Jewish Federation / Valley Alliance and Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles. Money for the complex, aimed at serving teenagers and young families, is coming from corporate and private donations.
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May 1, 2001
The parents of a boy badly wounded by a white supremacist in the August 1999 shooting rampage at a Jewish community center are suing the nonprofit corporation that owns it for failing to protect the children in its care.
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August 14, 1999
Gov. Gray Davis, Mayor Richard Riordan and Jewish community leaders will gather Sunday for "An Afternoon of Healing" in a show of solidarity in the aftermath of this week's shootings at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills. The Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Board of Rabbis of Southern California will convene at 2 p.m. at the Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., organizers said.
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May 31, 1990
The yearly Jewish Festival will be held Sunday at Rancho Park, with attractions including a chicken soup-making contest whose winner will be awarded free round-trip tickets to Israel. Organizers said the Los Angeles Jewish community's campaign to raise $36 million to help resettle Soviet emigres in Israel will be featured during the daylong event, which begins at 10 a.m.
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April 16, 2002 | ANDREA PERERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rather than close its doors, a Granada Hills Jewish community center has decided to break away from its parent organization and reestablish itself independently. The financially ailing Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles, which oversees seven facilities citywide, plans to close the North Valley Jewish Community Center on June 30 and sell its property.
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