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Gang member gets life in prison for attempted murder he called "unfortunate" (Santa Cruz, CA): Raul Perez Rodriguez was sentenced today to life in prison for a gang-related attempted murder that happened in October of 2011. The attack happened on Bixby Street, when Rodriguez walked up to a car and started stabbing the driver.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: August 27, 2013

Gang member gets life for fatal 2010 shooting near Encina High (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento street gang member was sentenced today to life in prison without parole for the drive-by shooting death of a teenager three years ago near Encina High School.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 27, 2013

Jury deliberations begin in gang member's murder trial (Murrieta, CA): Jury deliberations got underway today in the trial of a San Jacinto gang member accused of gunning down a man who was wrongly associated with a rival gang.
Source: The Valley News    Date: August 26, 2013

On the streets with San Jose's anti-gang unit; two murder suspects arrested in one stop (San Jose, CA): Dusk hadn't yet taken hold when Officer Bruce Barthelemy spotted the suspected triggerman in one of the city's darkest murders of the year.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 26, 2013

Living with gangs – view from the street – Part II (Santa Barbara, CA): The gang injunction is this bright, shiny object that people have collectively seized on, whether as panacea or anathema. Wherever you are on that spectrum, take into account how collateral damage from gangs affects our city through voices you might not have heard from, and aren't likely to.
Source: Santa Barbara View    Date: August 26, 2013

One dead, three wounded in gang-related shooting in Palmdale (Palmdale, CA): One man was fatally shot and three others were wounded early Sunday in a gang-related attack in Palmdale, a sheriff's deputy said.
Source: NBC4 Los Angeles    Date: August 25, 2013

Police: Crips Gang members and associates arrested in Chico (Chico, CA): Chico Police have confirmed that those arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of assault and robbery were either members or associates of the infamous and violent Crips gang.
Source: KNVN 24 News    Date: August 25, 2013

Major multi-agency gang sweep hits streets in the Fresno area (Fresno, CA): A major multi-agency sweep started Saturday in the Fresno area, after a spike in gang violence. About 50 federal, state and local law enforcement officers are cracking down on gang members throughout the Fresno area.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 24, 2013

Two boys, man caught in gunfire at South L.A. park (South Los Angeles, CA): Police on Friday were searching for suspected gang members involved in a shooting in South Los Angeles that left two boys and a man wounded.
Source: KTLA News    Date: August 23, 2013

Gang-related graffiti on decline in Camarillo (Camarillo, CA): Camarillo residents may have noticed cleaner walls and fewer incidents of graffiti in the city over the past year. The reduction in spray-painted buildings, signs and walls is due in large part to the 2011 fatal stabbing between rival gang members and tougher enforcement by Camarillo police to keep taggers from costing the city and businesses thousands of dollars a year in vandalism cleanup.
Source: The Camarillo Acorn    Date: August 23, 2013

Vista Preparatory Academy to get school resource officer, anti-gang program (Red Bluff, CA): The Tehama County Board of Supervisors agreed to fund 50 percent of the salary for a new school resource police officer to be assigned to Vista Preparatory Academy.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: August 23, 2013

Homeboy Industries' business model: A way out of gang life (Los Angeles, CA): There are few people who can say their job saved them, but former gang member Rafael Jimenez says he's one of them. "If I wasn't working here I'd be on the streets looking for problems or, even worse, selling drugs," Jimenez told CNN en Español.
Source: CNN    Date: August 23, 2013

Seven violent criminal offenders arrested in Alameda, Contra Costa counties (Oakland, CA): A total of seven known violent criminal offenders were arrested Thursday by nine law enforcement agencies that partnered in an ongoing effort to reduce gang violence in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Oakland police said.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: August 23, 2013

Santa Cruz drug bust aims to stop gang control of the streets (Santa Cruz, CA): For the past three months Santa Cruz Police have been working with several law enforcement agencies to disrupt the gang's ability to control the neighborhood streets through drug sales.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: August 23, 2013

17-year-old arrested in fatal car-to-car shooting on 110 Freeway (Los Angeles, CA): A 17-year-old male has been arrested in the fatal car-to-car shooting last month of a man on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles that detectives believe was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 22, 2013

Oakland crime sweep targets violent street gang (Oakland, CA): Federal, state and local law enforcement officers served warrants in four East Bay cities Thursday, arresting seven alleged members of a violent Oakland gang in the latest effort to stem a surge of deadly crime within the city, authorities said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 22, 2013

Heroin and gang-related arrests in Roseville and Rocklin (Roseville, CA): Drug investigation leads to arrests: Last week detectives from Roseville Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VNET) concluded a three-month investigation into heroin sales in Roseville and the surrounding area. On August 14, detectives arrested four people suspected of gang activity organized around heroin sales, and intimidating someone who witnessed their criminal activity.
Source: Rocklin & Roseville Today    Date: August 21, 2013

Gang enforcement at same half level as last year (Long Beach, CA): Gang enforcement activity will continue next fiscal year at the current level of service — but it's complicated, a police briefing revealed at a Budget Oversight Committee meeting on Tuesday.
Source: The Gazette    Date: August 21, 2013

Gang-related stabbing (San Diego, CA): A man was stabbed in the torso and his friend cut on his forearm during an apparent gang-related attack in Southcrest early Wednesday, police said.
Source: KUSI News    Date: August 21, 2013

Community activists storm LA court to oppose gang injunctions (Los Angeles, CA): Long heralded as D-Day for grass-roots activists opposed to the use of civil gang injunctions, two court hearings held Wednesday at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles were short on fireworks and heavy on procedure.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: August 21, 2013

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