California Today: Starting Over, With the Help of Tattoo Removal
Good morning. ( Would you like to contact California by email today? This is a sign. up. ) For a former gang member, old tattoos can send a message to mainstream society: I am not one of you. They are barriers to employment and to a new life with family and community members who may be delayed by evil people --Look at the image. A gang intervention group entering Los Angeles, the family boy industry, is said to run the world\'s largest gang -- Tattoo removal surgery Charity began in the late 1980 s by priests. Greg Boyle, a Jesuit pastor, was frustrated by the frequent deaths of young people in the parish of Boyle Heights from gang violence. Earlier, a doctor using a laser machine offered to donate an hour here and there to remove the tattoo. With the spread of news, a huge demand has been discovered. \"Soon, I had a waiting list of 3,000 gang members,\" Father Boyle said . \". Today, the family boy industry opened a clinic on the 9 th. m. to 5 p. m. There are three laser machines and more than 40 volunteer doctors from Monday to Friday. Father Boyle said the services are part of the overall approach to gang intervention, including mental health counseling, addiction treatment and job training. The goal, he said, is to heal former gang members. \"Gang members who are employed may or may not return to prison, and educated people may or may not return to prison,\" Father Boyle said . \". \"But a healed gang member will never commit another crime --ever. \"Last week, Alex Capio, a former member of the Varrio Las Lomas gang in the San Gabriel Valley, took part in his 45 laser treatments to remove tattoos from the abdomen. Mr. The 42-year-old Capio said he began to gang when he was 13. He went in and out of juvenile prisons and prisons. He was shot many times, blinded and severely beaten so that he was leaning forward as he walked. Twenty years later, he had enough. \"I live in lies . \"Carpio said. \"I want to kill my worst enemy. Of course, I am my biggest enemy myself. Laser removal is said to feel like a hot rubber band on the skin. Even for a former gangster, treatment cannot be taken lightly. \"Pshh, this is too painful . \" Carpio said with a smile. \"Yes, I mean I have experienced so much pain. New York Times photographer Jim Wilson visited the family boy industry last week. Some of his photos: Please note: We often highlight articles on sites with limited access to non-subscribers. ) President Trump called Congressman Adam Shif \"vulgar \". ” Mr. Shiv called his comments \"detrimental to the dignity of the office \". ” [Politico] California is showing how states make up Trump\'s reckless approach to climate change[ Opinion | New York Times San Diego welcomes more refugees than any county in California. Here’s why. [CALmatters] A radio station in Berkeley canceled a campaign with the famous atheist Richard Dawkins and resumed a free speech debate. [ The New York Times Three years after a teenage girl was declared a brain hole A neurologist at the Oakland hospital said she was alive after all. [ Mercury News The biggest housing project being developed in Los Angeles County is moving forward. It will provide housing for 60,000 people. [KPCC] A Stockton driver lost control of her car while broadcasting live on Instagram, killing her sister. [Merced Sun-Star] Driverless cars are becoming popular. In San Francisco, a theater was transformed into a drone trailer race. [ San Francisco Chronicle Apple, Facebook and Google are all using outstanding architects to create a spectacular symbol of their power. [The Guardian] A novel by San Francisco writer Andrew Sean Greer has made our critics laugh a lot. [ The New York Times It was on this day of 1853 that Robin Hood Joaquin Murrieta of El Dorado met his terrible ending. At least according to the legend. There is a lot of controversy about Mr. life. Murietta, a Mexican miner, is portrayed as a freedom fighter and a cruel robber. According to Susan Lee Johnson, a Western American historian, some facts seem certain. One of them is Sir. Murrieta is there, he travels from Mexico to California to find wealth, and he is pursued for crimes that may or may not have been committed. It is not clear what drove him to live on the run. According to these stories, sir. The success of Murietta in Gold Rush drew the envy of white miners who beat him and raped his wife, Rosita. In retaliation, he formed a bank robbery gang that killed dozens of people, including those behind the attack. July 25, 1853, sir. Murrieta was eventually surrounded and killed by a group of California Rangers. His broken head was allegedly placed in a jar for display by the paying audience. Legend of Sir In books, movies and music, Murrieta has sprung up. Richard kristwald del Castillo, honorary professor of Chicano studies at San Diego State University, said. Murrieta is a representative of the desire for justice during the rampant racism and lynching of Mexicans. \"I think the greater significance of him as a prototype He said. \"He has no ideology, but he is fighting for the rights of the people against the injustice that many people feel. Every July, a team in San Joaquin Valley will wear traditional clothes and horses for the three children -- A day trip to honor Mr. Murrieta. Nowadays, at the age of 40, the core of these rides is an expression of national pride. California started live at 6: 00 this morning. m. Pacific time working days Tell us what you want to see: CAtoday @ nytimes. com. \"California today\" columnist Mike mchave is the third California generation Born on the outskirts of Sacramento, grew up in San Juan Capistrano. He lives in Los Osso. California today is edited by Julie Bloom, who grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the United StatesC. Berkeley.