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Gang member pleads not guilty in Panorama City slayings (Los Angeles County, CA): A Langdon Street gang member pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the slaying of two young men last month outside a Panorama City convenience store.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 8, 2014

Richmond gang member gets to 50-years-to-life in 2013 shooting death (Martinez, CA): Lincoln Plair's family did not rejoice Friday at the sentencing of his killer. But they were "overwhelmed by hope" that the gang member who shot the popular Richmond resident to death in March 2013 will likely stay behind bars the rest of his life.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 8, 2014

Judge OKs crackdown on Santa Ana gang (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County Superior Court judge has given preliminary approval to a new gang injunction in Santa Ana, adding more than a dozen residents to an "enforcement list" targeting suspected gang members, but isn’t yet adding those who are fighting their inclusion.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 8, 2014

14-year-old charged as adult in deadly downtown gang stabbing (San Jose, CA): Just days before his birthday, a 14-year-old boy was charged as an adult in the stabbing death of an Oakland man during a predawn gang attack in the heart of downtown San Jose in late July, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 8, 2014

High school cheer squad on hiatus after "offensive" gang attire photo (Redlands, CA): A high school cheer program in Southern California is on hiatus after what school district officials called an "offensive" photo surfaced of 13 girls dressed in what looks like gang attire.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: August 8, 2014

Life in prison without parole for double-murderer (Riverside, CA): A man who shot and killed two teenage boys at a party in what prosecutors called a gang-initiation shooting was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 8, 2014

Neighborhood says no to gangs (Santa Rosa, CA): In a neighborhood where the wrong color spotted by the wrong eyes can spark a violent confrontation, bright orange briefly took over West Ninth Street in Santa Rosa on Friday night.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 8, 2014

Teen charged as adult with 2 alleged gang members in fatal stabbing in SJ (San Jose, CA): Two men and a 14-year-old boy charged in the fatal stabbing of a man in downtown San Jose appeared in court Thursday after prosecutors decided to charge the teen as an adult, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: August 7, 2014

20-year sentence in Colusa gang slaying (Colusa County, CA) : A Colusa man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for a 2012 gang-related killing. Armando Gutierrez Leon of Colusa was 16 when he and Pedro Hernandez Hererra shot and killed Miguel Muniz Algeria (known as Miguel Muniz) on Aug. 23, 2012.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 7, 2014

Seaside gang-related crimes addressed by City Council (Seaside, CA): Residents concerned about the recent spate of violent crimes spoke up angrily and expressed their disappointment in the job performance of Police Chief Vicki Myers during a Seaside City Council meeting on Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 7, 2014

Rally against gang violence as bullets hit Desert Hot Springs homes (Desert Hot Springs, CA): A Desert Hot Springs mom says it's time to end gang violence in the Valley. It's been a year since her teenage son died in a gang shooting, a case that is still unsolved. She rallied for change just as more shots were fired a few blocks away.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: August 7, 2014

Gang member stabbed in Fremont high school parking lot (Fremont, CA): A 23-year-old man was stabbed in a high school parking lot this week by a member of a rival gang, police said. The incident began on Wednesday, when the stabbing victim confronted someone he believed was in a rival gang in a parking lot at American High School, located at 36300 Fremont Blvd., according to police.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 7, 2014

Police: Two gang members wanted for shooting (Los Banos, CA): Los Banos police are looking for two gang members who shot at their rivals and led authorities on a high-speed chase along two area highways last week.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: August 7, 2014

Two arrested in connection with armed robbery (Bakersfield, CA): Two men were taken into custody Tuesday for allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint in south Bakersfield. James Alva and Luis Reyes, both 23, were arrested on suspicion of crimes including robbery conspiracy and participating in a criminal street gang, police said.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: August 6, 2014

Santa Barbara leaders not planning to appeal gang injunction ruling (Santa Barbara, CA): The City of Santa Barbara will not work to overturn a recent court ruling denying local law enforcement's years-long push for a city-wide gang injunction.
Source: KCBX    Date: August 6, 2014

Two arrested in suspected gang shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Two Santa Ana men were arrested Wednesday in connection to a gang-related shooting in July that left another man injured, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 6, 2014

Police: Gang members used sawed-off shotgun in robbery (Bakersfield, CA): Police arrested two alleged gang members for an armed robbery. A man reported he was robbed by two men with a sawed-off shotgun around 10 p.m. Tuesday on the 2300 block of Connie Avenue. The victim described the robbers' truck.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: August 6, 2014

Ukiah youth resource center creates a positive environment (Ukiah, CA): The Arbor Youth Resource Center, which aims to provide a positive and encouraging environment for youth, has recently expanded into a bigger facility on North State Street in Ukiah.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: August 5, 2014

Two with Atwater gang ties fired on, police say (Atwater, CA): A gunman fired up to six shots Monday night into a car occupied by people with known Atwater gang ties, police said. No one was injured and no suspects are in custody, Atwater police Lt. Samuel Joseph said
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 5, 2014

Gang member arrested in shooting at central Fresno home (Fresno, CA): A gang member wanted in connection with a shooting at a central Fresno home Friday evening has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 5, 2014

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