"If these were puppies or little kids, we wouldn't be in this trouble," he said. "But they're tattooed gang members with records. So I think a lot of people love this place, but not the folks who can write the big checks, the 'Save the Hollywood sign' check."
Homeboy Industries, a non-profit started some 20 years ago by Fr. Gregory Boyle to help East LA gang members get out of gangs, get clean, and get jobs, has to lay off some 300 people.
Maybe if the guys promised to go vegan?