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Formerly incarcerated East Palo Alto reentry center case manager is role model for clients (East Palo Alto, CA): Physically imposing, Jose Cabrera's biceps are covered in traditional Aztec and Hispanic cultural symbols: pyramids, gods, the eagle with the snake. Below the elbows, tattoos depict the skin ripped from his body, revealing a raw, biomechanical inside. With an F-bomb on the right forearm and "Y'all" on the left, he tells the world that he no longer cares what others think. His upper arms are his past, his lower arms his present.
Source: Peninsula Press    Date: June 30, 2014

Three gang-related suspects arrested after fleeing a robbery (Long Beach, CA): Three reported gang members were arrested Sunday night after an alleged home invasion robbery in Long Beach's historic Rose Park neighborhood.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 30, 2014

Santa Ana's gang stance at issue (Santa Ana, CA): A community group is raising concerns about a potential new gang injunction in Santa Ana, after the group says more than two dozen residents were served with a lawsuit in June indicating they have been added to an “enforcement list” targeting suspected criminal street gang members.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 30, 2014

Sacramento hires teens to clean up graffiti (Sacramento, CA): Beneath the elevated light-rail tracks that run across busy Florin Road, Alicia Villasenor cleans the gang-related graffiti that is highly visible to motorists, pedestrians and Luther Burbank High School students.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 30, 2014

Two arrests in Manteca shooting (Manteca, CA): The Manteca Police Department arrested two teens late Friday in connection with a gang-related shooting last month at a Manteca motel, authorities said.
Source: The Record    Date: June 29, 2014

Five arrested in Santa Maria drug bust (Santa Maria, CA): The Santa Maria Police Department Gang Suppression Team arrested five people on Saturday afternoon. Detectives served a search warrant in the 900 block of Sunflower Court in Santa Maria.
Source: KSBY News    Date: June 29, 2014

Pomona gang member arrested with firearms, drugs, 400 rounds (Pomona, CA): Police stopped a car for a traffic violation and wound up arresting a reputed gang member on suspicion of possession of a firearm, narcotics and 400 rounds of ammunition, officers said.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: June 28, 2014

Fresno County's MAGEC team conducts gang crackdown (Fresno, CA): Several Valley law enforcement agencies teamed up on Saturday to crack down on gangs. Nearly 70 officers and deputies from multiple agencies made arrests on gang members all night. But it was the small towns like Reedley and Parlier that officers were keeping their focus.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: June 28, 2014

Life sentence for Redwood City teen murderer may be softened (Redwood City, CA): A Redwood City man serving life in prison without parole for committing a gang-related murder when he was 17 years old may be given the chance to go free at some point.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 28, 2014

Three arrested in Los Banos-area homicide (Los Banos, CA): Three men have been arrested in the Jan. 31 shooting death of a 21-year-old Los Banos man, authorities said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 27, 2014

Gang member sentenced for shotgun slaying of Covina man (Pomona, CA): A judge sentenced a Sureño gang member who claimed West Covina Trece affiliation to 80 years to life in prison this week for the 2012 shotgun slaying of a Covina man with ties to the El Monte Flores street gang.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 27, 2014

Gangs exchange gunfire in central Fresno neighborhood (Fresno, CA): A fight between rival gang members escalated to gunfire Friday night in a central Fresno neighborhood, police said. Fresno Police Lt. Joe Gomez said an unknown number of Asian men believed to be members of the Lao Crips Gang exchanged words, then blows, and finally gunfire with several Hispanic men believed to be Bulldog gang members.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: June 27, 2014

Five arrested in shooting case (Los Banos, CA): Police have arrested five people in connection with a gang-related shooting outside of a bar earlier this month. On June 17, detectives served search warrants at two residences in Los Banos and one in Dos Palos in connection with a June 7 shooting in the 500 block of I Street at 12:39 a.m. No one was injured in the shooting.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: June 27, 2014

Delano gang member guilty in 2005 shooting (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member was convicted Thursday for a 2005 murder in Delano, according to the Kern County District Attorney's Office.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: June 26, 2014

Police ready to abide by court's cellphone ruling (Los Angeles, CA): Officers are being briefed during roll calls, new procedures are in place, and prosecutors are considering the effect on potentially thousands of pending court cases after the Supreme Court's ruling that restricts police searches of cellphones.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: June 26, 2014

San Diego gang member's case focus of Supreme Court privacy ruling (San DIego, CA): When David Riley, a 19-year-old member of San Diego's Lincoln Park gang, was arrested in August 2009 on suspicion of shooting at a rival gang member, it received little or no public notice.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 25, 2014

Reedley gang member found guilty of two murders, one murder try (Fresno County, CA): A Reedley gang member will spend life behind bars after a jury convicted him Wednesday in Fresno County Superior Court of two murders and one attempted murder for the benefit or at the direction of a criminal street gang.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: June 25, 2014

San Diego prisoner to seek new trial after Supreme Court ruling (San Diego, CA): The U.S. Supreme Court decision Wednesday in favor of a San Diego gang member convicted, in part, based on information gathered from his cellphone without a warrant does not guarantee that he will be released from prison, the Stanford law professor who was part of his appeals team said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 25, 2014

Expert witnesses testify in gang trial (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County Gang Task Force expert, Joe Perez, testified Monday and Tuesday in People vs. Gonzalez, Jimenez, Fuentes, and Ozunaon the details of gang member identification and the process by which authorities are able to recognize an active gang member.
Source: The Vanguard    Date: June 25, 2014

Visalia gang suppression details leads to arrests (Visalia, CA): A multi-agency law enforcement safety detail resulted in eight arrests and seizure of firearms, ammunition and items indicating gang activity Friday in Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 24, 2014

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