Salinas Tries a New Tack in the Fight Against Gangs: Fasting

Salinas Tries a New Tack in the Fight Against Gangs: Fasting

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Salinas Mayor Dennis Donohue publicly called for a week of Fasting for Peace in the city as a response to a recent spike in violence. City leaders and clergy are promoting the weeklong effort. Some scoff  that fasting couldn’t possibly work, but Donohue said, “The evidence suggests otherwise: Gandhi and Cesar Chavez used it quite effectively.” (Los Angeles Times)

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