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Arrest in Oceanside murder attempt (Oceanside, CA): A 30-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with an apparently gang-related attempt on another man's life earlier this month that may be related to the slaying of a 21-year-old man, authorities said.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: August 29, 2013

Man stabbed in face at trolley stop (San Diego, CA): A 43-year-old man was stabbed in the face while waiting at a trolley stop in Old Town in an apparent gang-related attack, police said Thursday.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: August 29, 2013

Feds, locals crack down on violent Richmond gang (Richmond, CA): More than 20 alleged members of one of Richmond's most violent street gangs are behind bars after a joint law enforcement crackdown that combined community policing techniques and a court-authorized wiretap operation, according to police and prosecutors.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 29, 2013

Illegal entry gets 18th Street gang members arrested (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents from Calexico, California station apprehend another dangerous 18th Street gang member attempting an illegal entry into the United States, two gang members in just the last three days.
Source: Examiner    Date: August 29, 2013

Authorities release names of suspected Bay Area gang members arrested in Operation Ceasefire (Oakland, CA): The names of 13 reputed members of a violent East Oakland street gang arrested recently as a result of Operation Ceasefire and the charges filed against them were released by authorities Tuesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: August 28, 2013

Eleven arraigned for downtown Chico robbery Saturday (Oroville, CA): Eleven co-defendants appeared in court for the first time Tuesday for an alleged robbery incident in downtown Chico. The co-defendants also face a gang allegation that the alleged battery was a felony because it was done as part of a gang activity.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: August 28, 2013

Murray Street drive-by suspects appear in court (Santa Cruz, CA): Four gang members suspected of shooting a 15-year-old Santa Cruz teenager in a drive-by on Murray Street appeared in Santa Cruz County Superior Court Wednesday but have yet to enter pleas.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: August 28, 2013

Gang associate sentenced to life for attempted Mexican Mafia 'hit' on fellow prison inmate (San Diego, CA): A Mexican Mafia prison gang associate who was convicted in connection with an attempted "hit" on a fellow prison inmate was sentenced Wednesday to 75 years to life, plus 16 years.
Source: 10News    Date: August 28, 2013

Two children hurt after bystander gets caught recording San Rafael gang fight (San Rafael, CA): An infant and teenager were hurt Saturday night after a gang fight in San Rafael's Canal neighborhood.
Source: SanRafaelPatch    Date: August 27, 2013

Gang violence sparked shooting that left two dead, LAPD says (Los Angeles, CA): A shooting that left two people dead and one critically wounded in South Los Angeles was gang-related, police said Tuesday evening.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 27, 2013

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

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