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Resource ID: #9451
Subject: Gangs
Source: Los Angeles Times



Los Angeles Times reports on how gang members extort money out of street vendors in the Pico-Union district of Los Angeles; vendors eke out a living peddling everything from corn-on-the-cob to plastic toys on a street near downtown that doubles as an informal flea market; the strong-arm collections began to spread to more conventional businesses as well, Dec. 22 & 23, 1992. # CA Millican

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