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Police make gang arrest (Glendale, CA): A 20-year-old gang member was arrested Thursday after a compliance search of his Tujunga home yielded a Taser, which violates his probation.
Source: Glendale News-Press    Date: November 8, 2012

El Centro sector arrests gang member convicted of manslaughter (Calexico, CA): Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station apprehended a member of the Loma Bakers street gang Sunday evening during patrol operation.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: November 7, 2012

Gang member guilty of murder, other felonies (San Diego, CA): A gang member who had been featured on the TV show "America’s Most Wanted" was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges for his role in the shooting deaths of three people in 2005 and 2007 in San Diego.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 7, 2012

Man shot Tuesday night in San Jose expected to survive; police call attack gang-related (San Jose, CA): A man shot Tuesday night near the corner of S. Winchester Boulevard and Cadillac Drive is expected to survive his injuries said police, who added that they believe the incident happened after the gunman approached the victim making "gang-related remarks."
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 7, 2012

LA church killing over graffiti stuns community (Los Angeles, CA): The service was in full swing at the storefront church near downtown when a parishioner spotted a woman spraying graffiti on the building. He told her to stop, and she shoved him to the ground. Two other congregants rushed to his aid.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 6, 2012

Thirteen arrested in Yuba City, Marysville raids (Yuba City, CA): More than a dozen suspected gang members were arrested Tuesday in Yuba City and Marysville in a massive investigation focusing on gangs, drugs, weapons, shootings and a homicide.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: November 6, 2012

Reputed gang member charged in USC shootings (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed gang member pleaded not guilty Monday to four counts of attempted murder for allegedly opening fire outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: November 6, 2012

70 gang members scuffle at Hmong New Year's festival (Yuba City, CA) : Yuba County sheriff's deputies called to provide security for the annual Hmong New Year's celebration in Yuba City found themselves outnumbered Sunday by scuffling gang members whose violence eventually involved about 70 people.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: November 4, 2012

Vista street gang members suspected of drive-by shooting in Fallbrook; 17-year-old Fallbrook boy hit four times (Fallbrook, CA): Authorities have indicated that an incident that occurred Friday night, November 2, in downtown Fallbrook appears to have been an act of criminal gang violence committed by members of a Vista street gang in an attack against Fallbrook individuals.
Source: The Village News    Date: November 3, 2012

Mother fined $15K for son's graffiti (Lake Forest, CA): The parent of a teen caught tagging at least 23 sites in the city with gang-related graffiti is on the hook for $15,000.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 3, 2012

Gang violence ramping up in Chico, Butte County (Chico, CA): A 15-year-old gang member was running away from a rival Thursday when the 20-year-old allegedly stabbed him, adding attempted murder to the list of violent gang crimes recently in Butte County.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: November 3, 2012

Community reacts to surge in gang violence (Chico, CA): Gang violence in public may be a jarring sight, but Chico Police Sergeant Rob Merrifield says this is nothing they haven't seen before. "These things go in cycles like this, where one group will commit crimes against the other group, and then, that group is obliged to retaliate."
Source: KHSL-TV 12 News    Date: November 2, 2012

Three gang leaders arrested in Seaside, police say (Seaside, CA): Crediting a new focus on intelligence-driven enforcement, Seaside police on Friday announced results from a new regional task force targeting the city's gangs.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 2, 2012

San Jose gang member, 18, convicted of murder in brazen rush-hour slaying (San Jose, CA): A San Jose teenager who shot and killed an 18-year-old man last year after chasing him on a bicycle through a busy intersection during rush-hour traffic has been convicted of first-degree murder, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 2, 2012

Gang member gets death sentence in athlete murder (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member who killed a promising Los Angeles High School football player because he believed the athlete's red Spider-Man backpack linked him to an opposing gang was sentenced to death on Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 2, 2012

Hanford teen stabbed (Hanford, CA) : A local teenager was asked if he belongs to a gang. He said, "No" and nearly paid with his life. Hanford police say a 17-year-old boy was viciously attacked by gang members.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: November 2, 2012

Reputed gangster surrenders in murder investigation (Bakersfield, CA): A reputed gangster who was wanted for murder has surrendered to police. Alejandro Robles Vizcarra, 21, turned himself in Thursday night and was arrested on suspicion of murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and participation in a criminal street gang, police said Friday.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: November 2, 2012

Guns, dope and gang members off the street (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say three gang members, a loaded 9 millimeter handgun, and some dope are off the street.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: November 1, 2012

Police swarm Mission District in response to upsurge in gang violence (San Francisco, CA): Violence erupting from Mission district gang tensions has led to two memorial services for gunned-down youths in just five days and a response from city officials who say they are flooding the area with resources to cool things down.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: November 1, 2012

Salinas gets $500,000 grant to interrupt gang violence (Salinas, CA): A new anti-violence program in Salinas has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District Melinda Haag announced Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 1, 2012

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