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Teen killed in possible San Jose gang shooting (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man who was killed in a possible gang-related shooting in East San Jose on Saturday has been identified by police as Pedro Dado Cortez.
Source: KCBS News    Date: November 26, 2013

Potential for Santa Ana anti-gang injunction raises concerns (Santa Ana, CA): City officials sought at a meeting Tuesday to quell concerns about the potential for a gang injunction in the Townsend Raitt neighborhood.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 26, 2013

Modesto probation and parole searches yield 14 arrests (Modesto, CA): Fourteen people were arrested Monday by the Modesto Police Department’s Street Gang Unit during parole and probation searches of known gang members’ homes and in gang enforcement stops.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 26, 2013

Search continues for suspects in two weekend homicides (Merced, CA): Sheriff Mark Pazin on Monday described one of the two weekend homicides as an "execution-style" murder consistent with Mexican drug cartels and the other as "obviously" gang-related.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 25, 2013

Watsonville police investigating stabbing (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police are investigating a gang-related stabbing of a 17-year-old boy Friday in the 1200 block of Main Street.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 25, 2013

Stockton rounds up gang suspects (Stockton, CA): Seven gang suspects were arrested early Monday morning around Stockton for failing to pay attention to the city's ceasefire warnings.
Source: 10 News    Date: November 25, 2013

Gang Members Arrested (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara area gang members Edgar Jesus Rojas, age 18, and Jose Angel Moran, age 19, have been linked to additional crimes following their arrests for sexual battery and other offenses on November 20, 2013.
Source: Edhat    Date: November 25, 2013

Man stabbed in suspected gang attack (Santa Rosa, CA): A 19-year-old Santa Rosa man was stabbed seven times Sunday night during what appeared to be a confrontation with gang members, said Santa Rosa police.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: November 25, 2013

Gang Member Convicted of Murder in Echo Park Shootings (Los Angeles, CA): A 37-year-old gang member was convicted Monday of two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder for a series of shootings in Glassell Park and Echo Park in 2009.
Source: EchoParkPatch    Date: November 25, 2013

Stockton gang sweep: Reactive to proactive policing (Stockton, CA): Guns, drugs, and gang members. "Red shirt, red jacket, two red rags hanging from your back pocket. Come on bro," said one Stockton Police officer to two subjects in cuffs who denied being gang members.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: November 24, 2013

Bulldog gang member arrested in Fresno on drug, gun charges (Fresno, CA): A 23-year-old Bulldog gang member was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of possessing a gun and possessing marijuana for sales, including "marijuana butter"-coated breakfast cereal, Fresno police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 24, 2013

Gang member sentenced to more than 100 years in prison (Long Beach, CA): A gang member was re-sentenced today to 155 1/2 years to life in prison for murdering a 16-year-old female honor student after opening fire on a crowd of people after a high school homecoming football game in Long Beach.
Source: LongBeachPatch    Date: November 23, 2013

10 arrested, guns, drugs seized in 10-month undercover gang operation (San Diego, CA): A 10-month undercover investigation into South County street gangs wrapped up Thursday with 10 arrests and the seizure of 18 guns, and drugs including cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana, San Diego police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2013

Getting a GRIP on gangs (San Juan Capistrano, CA): More than 1,000 students, identified to be at-risk of joining a gang, were given the challenge of improving their behavior, grades and attendance. Since starting in 2008, GRIP has administered a number of incentive programs to steer elementary and middle school students away from gangs.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch    Date: November 22, 2013

City officials, LAPD clean South LA alleys in wake of anti-gang efforts (Los Angeles, CA): A group of city-elected and law enforcement officials went to South Los Angeles on Friday to help clean up communities affected by some of the city’s most notorious gangs.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: November 22, 2013

Another gang member sentenced in Antioch party killing of 16-year-old Oakley boy (Martinez, CA): An East Contra Costa County gang member was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for his role in the killing of a 16-year-old Oakley boy during an Antioch house party in 2011.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 22, 2013

One arrested, one sought in gang-related attack in Ceres (Ceres, CA): Police in Ceres have arrested one man and are looking for another suspect in a gang-related attack on two Modesto men earlier this month.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 22, 2013

Sacramento gang member indicted for drug trafficking and weapons possession (Sacramento, CA): A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment today against Omar Williams, 40, of Sacramento, charging him with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: November 22, 2013

Ten suspected gang members face meth trafficking charges (San Jose, CA): Ten people suspected of being involved in a gang-related methamphetamine trafficking operation have been charged in federal court, with the last arraigned Thursday, according to federal officials.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 21, 2013

Jury in Novato gang shooting fails to break deadlock on last charges (Novato, CA): The jury that convicted two men of attempted murder for a Novato gang shooting on Wednesday disbanded Thursday without reaching additional verdicts.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: November 21, 2013

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