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March 21, 1993 | RICK HOLGUIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jaime Gonzalez, looking strait-laced and official in his blue uniform, moves down the boulevard sweeping up candy wrappers, papers cups and cigarette butts, keeping the sidewalks clean for customers of the trendy restaurants and shops in downtown Long Beach. Tall, slender and 21, Gonzalez used to hang out with a gang. On his hand is a tiny tattoo he acquired during a jail stay. "This is probably the longest I've held down a job," said Gonzalez, who started last November.
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March 21, 1993 | RICK HOLGUIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jaime Gonzalez, looking strait-laced and official in his blue uniform, moves down the boulevard sweeping up candy wrappers, papers cups and cigarette butts, keeping the sidewalks clean for customers of the trendy restaurants and shops in downtown Long Beach. Tall, slender and 21, Gonzalez used to hang out with a gang. On his hand is a tiny tattoo he acquired during a jail stay. "This is probably the longest I've held down a job," said Gonzalez, who started last November.
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February 14, 1993 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Long Beach Mayor Ernie Kell, eager to enlist in a top Clinton Administration initiative, went to the White House on Thursday to pitch the Conservation Corps of Long Beach as a showcase example for President Clinton's proposed national service program.
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