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Monterey County Board of Supervisors adopts proposal to curb gang violence (Monterey County, CA): With contingencies in place for the creation of a subcommittee to monitor ongoing progress, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors adopted Tuesday Social Policy Researchers' plan to combat the regional spread of gang violence.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 22, 2013

Police gang unit makes return after activity shoots up (Chico, CA): The Chico Police Department will be bringing back the gang unit in an attempt to stop an upward trend of gang activity the department has noticed.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: May 22, 2013

Four arrested after police shot at in southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Four people were arrested Wednesday after suspected Bulldog gang members exchanged gunfire with plainclothes officers in a southeast Fresno neighborhood, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 22, 2013

Inquiry links Avenal men to shooting (Avenal, CA): When two men allegedly shot up a garage full of rival gang members last year, few were willing to discuss the case with the Avenal Police Department.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: May 22, 2013

Gang member convicted of attempted murder (Madera, CA): A jury convicted a Madera man Tuesday of attempted murder and gang-related charges in a 2011 shooting where he walked his friend home only to shoot him in the head along the way.
Source: The Madera Tribune    Date: May 22, 2013

Man hit by car, shot after being chased by rival gang (Madera, CA): A man was shot in the foot Sunday afternoon after being hit by a car and chased by rival gang members for about five blocks, Madera Police Department officials reported.
Source: The Madera Tribune    Date: May 21, 2013

Vallejo man convicted of 2007 gang-related murder (Fairfield, CA): A Vallejo man faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison after being convicted Monday in a 2007 gang-related shooting that killed an innocent bystander.
Source: The Reporter    Date: May 21, 2013

Police chief: Turf war between rival Norteño gang members may have sparked fatal East Palo Alto shooting (East Palo Alto, CA): A turf war between rival Norteño gang members in two cities may have sparked a shooting Sunday night in East Palo Alto that killed a 16-year-old and injured two other teenagers, police said.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News    Date: May 21, 2013

Gang plan update goes to supervisors (Monterey County, CA): Ongoing evaluation will make the difference between true implementation and simple chatter surrounding a countywide initiative to counter gang violence through leveraged community resources, supervisors agreed Monday.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 21, 2013

Gang, prison and God mold man into a source of help (Modesto, CA) : When you meet Joshua Daniel, the two things that stand out most are his big smile and his gentle demeanor. You never would suspect the Modesto man has spent nearly half of his life in prison, or that his appearance once caused twinges of fear.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 21, 2013

Gang member in custody for recent shooting (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara Police say an 18-year old gang member from Santa Barbara is under arrest in connection with a shooting on May 14th.
Source: KSBY News    Date: May 20, 2013

Wilmington shooting leads to arrest of 3 reputed gang members (Wilmington, CA): Three suspected gang members were arrested shortly after they fired guns on a Wilmington street, police said Monday.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: May 20, 2013

El Centro Sector arrests felon gang member (Calexico, CA): Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: May 20, 2013

More women committing gang-related crimes, police say (Salinas, CA): A 14-year-old boy stabbed in the neck by a group of girls Friday is still clinging to life. The stabbing is being called gang-related. Police said the girls approached the boy's group asking which gang they belonged to.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: May 20, 2013

Graffiti threatening police found on grounds of Woodland Church (Woodland, CA): Police say vandals left gang graffiti at church in Woodland, some of which threatened to kill law enforcement.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: May 20, 2013

Gang member to be sentenced for slashing lawyer's cheek (San Diego, CA): Sentencing is scheduled Tuesday for a gang member who slashed his attorney on the cheek during a trial in which the defendant was convicted of trying to carry out a "hit" on a fellow inmate at Donovan State Prison for the Mexican Mafia in 2010.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: May 20, 2013

10-year-old girl killed in North Highlands shooting (North Highlands, CA): A 10-year-old-girl seemingly safe at home on a Saturday night is dead, and her parents wounded after someone fired shots into their home.
Source: News10     Date: May 20, 2013

One wounded in Madera gang shooting (Madera, CA): Police in Madera are investigating a shooting that left one man in the hospital. Police say the shooting is gang-related. The victim was wearing gang colors and was chased by a group of rival gang members.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: May 20, 2013

Crime rates fall in sheriff's patrol areas, report finds (Los Angeles, CA): When battling street gangs across Los Angeles County, sheriff's deputies rely too heavily on suppression and not enough on gang intervention, according to a study released Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 20, 2013

Gang fight breaks out in Santa Cruz, ends in stabbing Saturday (Santa Cruz, CA): A man was stabbed in a gang-related fight that broke out Saturday evening, police said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: May 19, 2013

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