CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 1996 |
By the time fuzz began to grow above Oscar Sierra's lip, he says, he already was a veteran gang member, an arranger of drug deals and an organizer of "ditch" parties for his classmates in his neighborhood in Watts. He'd been shot in a drive-by shooting that sent a bullet into an arm. "In my neighborhood, it wasn't a question of whether you were going to be involved in a gang," he said last week. "The only question was how deeply."
November 15, 1992 |
The Korean Youth Center is recruiting Korean-American youths to participate in a multiethnic theater arts program at Jordan High School in Watts. "This kind of activity can help to break down the walls of prejudice that exist among all youths today," said Bong Hwan Kim, executive director of the Korean Youth Center. "The future of the Korean-American community lies in building relations with the diverse communities of Los Angeles." Students in the nonprofit Living Literature/Colors United Inc.