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Whittier gang member caught scrawling graffiti in sheriff's academy men's room (Whittier, CA): A sheriff's lieutenant arrested a 31-year-old Whittier gang member earlier this week after catching him in the act of scrawling graffiti in the men's room of the sheriff's academy.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 9, 2012

Sacramento shooter gets 102-to-life for killing of girl at teen party (Sacramento, CA) : The sentencing of a 21-year-old Sacramento street gang member turned into a discussion between the prosecutor, the defense attorney and the judge Friday over youth violence, the absence of father figures and the failures of society and the search for role models in high places.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 8, 2012

Three stabbed in apparent gang-related street fight (Fairfield, CA) : Three men were stabbed with knives after a confrontation with a large group of people that police believe was gang-related Friday night in Fairfield.
Source: SuisunCityPatch    Date: September 8, 2012

Teen gang member gets 21 years for stabbing parolee to death (Oceanside, CA): A teenage gang member with a history of carrying knives was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in prison for stabbing a rival gang member to death at an Oceanside house party in March.
Source: North County Times    Date: September 7, 2012

Woodland city leaders work to improve public safety (Woodland, CA): In light of at least nine stabbings and three shootings in the last six months -- most arguably gang-related -- Woodland's Mayor Skip Davies assures residents that public safety is a top priority.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: September 7, 2012

Suspected gang member arrested for carrying loaded gun (Santa Barbara, CA): An 18-year-old suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon for carrying a loaded pistol on the Eastside. The arrest came as part of a saturation effort by police around Santa Barbara High School and the Milpas Street corridor, focusing on juvenile and gang-related activity during the lunch hour and after-school hours.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: September 7, 2012

July 2011 shooting involved drug debt (Los Banos, CA): A member of the Norteños criminal street gang plead guilty to attempted murder last week in a case prosecutors say involved an unpaid drug debt.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: September 7, 2012

It's all about kinship, anti-gang leader tells educators (Camarillo, CA) : If we see ourselves as benefactors serving others, we're going to burn out, Father Greg Boyle told a gathering of educators Friday morning. Instead, we need to understand that when we set out to serve others, we succeed only when we work together, when the relationship is mutual, he said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 7, 2012

Three L.A. County gang members accused of crime spree in Loma Linda, Highland (Highland, CA): Three men identified as Los Angeles County gang members were behind bars Friday on suspicion of pulling burglaries in Loma Linda and Highland and prompting a lockdown at a daycare center, sheriff's officials said.
Source: Redlands-LomaLindaPatch    Date: September 7, 2012

Shooter goes to jail (Half Moon Bay, CA): The alleged gunman responsible for last year's Grove Street gang shooting has accepted a plea deal that would send him to prison for 14 years.
Source: Half Moon Bay Review    Date: September 6, 2012

Deputies arrest San Lucas man after vehicle check (San Lucas, CA): Sheriff's deputies arrested a San Lucas man on gun, drug and gang-related charges after an early-morning vehicle check at a highway turnout.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 6, 2012

Gang arrests made in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Five gang contacts, multiple citations and two arrests were made near Santa Barbara High School and the Milpas Street corridor during a saturation patrol Wednesday.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: September 6, 2012

Monterey County Sheriff arrest gang member in San Lucas (San Lucas, CA): Monterey County Sheriff Department made an arrest of a gang member Thursday just after midnight on Highway 198 near 101 in San Lucas.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: September 6, 2012

Man wounded in Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 20s was seriously injured in a shooting early Thursday morning that police believe was gang-related.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 6, 2012

Upcoming handball tournament a chance for rival groups to get along (Lodi, CA): A simple game that was virtually unknown in Lodi a year ago has gained traction as a favored sport among teenagers. The handball craze started with a gang specialist and youth outreach worker, Ruben Y. Guardiola, organizing lunchtime handball games at Lodi High School. Fewer fights broke out while kids were playing.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: September 6, 2012

City cleans up 'satanic' and 'gangg graffiti in Hollydale Park (South Gate, CA): The South Gate Public Works Department has told South Gate Patch Latino that the recent satanic and gang-related graffiti, that was spotted early this week in Hollydale Regional Park, has been cleaned up.
Source: SouthGatePatch    Date: September 5, 2012

Gang slogans yelled, shots fired (Salinas, CA): Three people escaped injury Saturday night during a gang-related shooting in east Salinas, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: September 5, 2012

None hurt in San Jose gang-shooting (San Jose, CA): San Jose police were investigating gang-related shooting that took place on a residential street Sunday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: September 5, 2012

Two gang members in court for brutal beating of college student (San Diego, CA): Testimony got under way Wednesday in a preliminary hearing for two documented gang members charged in connection with a 12-hour crime spree that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old Northridge man near San Diego State.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: September 5, 2012

San Diego officers in gun battle with suspected gang member (San Diego, CA): Two San Diego police officers exchanged gunfire with a suspected gang member Monday night in the Chollas View neighborhood, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 4, 2012

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