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Meet the company creating jobs for former gang members (Los Angeles, CA): At the two-story Los Angeles headquarters of Homeboy Industries, one of the country's largest gang intervention programs, you can purchase pastries, sandwiches, coffee mugs, T-shirts, onesies, freshly baked bread and much more. But the biggest item Homeboy Industries sells is hope.
Source: Entrepeneur    Date: December 4, 2013

Lompoc man sentenced to life without parole (Lompoc, CA): A Lompoc gang member convicted earlier this year of gunning down a former rival gang member in a dark alley will spend the rest of his life in state prison.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: December 3, 2013

Watsonville police investigate Monday shooting as gang crime (Watsonville, CA): Two men were shot Monday night during what Watsonville police are investigating as a gang-related crime on the 100 block of Arthur Road.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 3, 2013

Lodi sees recent spike in gang crime (Lodi, CA): In recent weeks, gang violence in Lodi has spiked. Shootings, stabbings and fights have occurred at a growing rate between two rival Lodi gangs — the Norteños and the Sureños — and it’s gotten the police department’s attention.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: December 2, 2013

Off-duty Fresno police officer shot at and fires back, wounding three (Fresno, CA) : Three gang members were wounded Monday night when one of them opened fire on an off-duty officer in southeast Fresno, and the officer fired back, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 2, 2013

Gunman fires on Compton front porch, killing a man, wounding another (Compton, CA) : A gunman armed with an assault rifle fired at three men on a front porch in a suspected gang-related attack Saturday night in Compton, killing one man and wounding another, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 1, 2013

Gang bangers arrested (San Bernardino, CA): Another of those AB 109 (Post Release Community Supervision) gang members was arrested Friday after being identified as the driver of a getaway car during a Highland car burglary.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: November 30, 2013

Santa Cruz man attacked, stabbed in leg (Santa Cruz, CA): A 22-year-old Santa Cruz man was jumped by a group of men and stabbed multiple times in the leg in a gang-motivated attack, Santa Cruz police said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 29, 2013

Four injured in southwest Fresno shooting (Fresno, CA): Two men, a teen boy and a woman were injured Friday evening in a southwest Fresno shooting, and an anti-gang unit is searching for the shooter, Fresno Police Lt. Joe Gomez said. Police said the three adults are Bulldog gang members.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 29, 2013

Two shot Thanksgiving morning at Kettleman Lane store (Lodi, CA): A gunman shot two people at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday on the 700 block of South Cherokee Lane in Lodi. According to a Lodi police report, the shooting was a "gang-related dispute."
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 29, 2013

Teen killed in apparent gang-related shooting in Pomona (Pomona, CA): Sheriff's detectives were searching today for the person who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in what police called a possible gang-related shooting.
Source: NBC4 Los Angeles    Date: November 28, 2013

Gang members stopped by cops before they could turn Hmong new year violent (Sacramento, CA): It was supposed to be a cultural celebration for the Hmong community coming together to celebrate the new year, but some gang members were arrested that could have turned it violent.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: November 28, 2013

Lodi's bid for anti-gang funding denied (Lodi, CA): Lodi's application for a third round of gang intervention funding has been denied, which could mean the end of the Police Department's increased patrol after 2014.
Source: The Stockton Record    Date: November 27, 2013

Three men arrested in gang-related shooting near Stockton mall (Stockton, CA): Three suspects in a gang-related shooting were arrested on Wednesday at Weberstown Mall near the entrance of Delta College, Stockton Police said.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: November 27, 2013

Fed hearing reveals coffee-shop gambling ring was gang-run, undone by wiretaps (San Jose, CA): An illicit gambling ring allegedly run out of Vietnamese coffee shops in San Jose was the brainchild of a notorious street gang and unraveled last week after more than two years of clandestine wiretaps, according to government statements during a federal detention hearing Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 27, 2013

Stockton gang sweeps net arrests, weapons and drugs (Stockton, CA): A combined local, state and federal law enforcement task force armed with search and arrest warrants swooped down on the notorious Norteño street gang Monday morning, making seven arrests and confiscating weapons, ammunition and drugs, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 27, 2013

Is another gang injunction in the works for Santa Ana? (Santa Ana, CA): SanTana Police Department (SAPD) Commander Tammy Franks and Assistant District Attorney Tracy Rinauro talked to a community gathering about the city's sole gang injunction: the one affecting Santa Nita street gang, enacted in 2006.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: November 27, 2013

Man sentenced for murder of rival gang member (San Diego, CA): A gang member who fatally shot a rival and wounded an innocent bystander in a retaliation attack in Lincoln Park last year was sentenced Wednesday to 119 years to life in state prison.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: November 27, 2013

Gang member convicted of murdering man in rival color (San Mateo, CA): A jury deliberated less than three hours before convicting a Norteño gangmember of murdering a man wearing a blue jacket because he was mistaken for a rival.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: November 27, 2013

Lodi's bid for anti-gang funding denied (Lodi, CA): Lodi's application for a third round of gang intervention funding has been denied, which could mean the end of the Police Department's increased patrol after 2014.
Source: The Record    Date: November 27, 2013

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