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Belle Haven residents rattled by growing gang-related violence (Menlo Park, CA): A spate of shootings in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood this month has residents on edge and city officials scrambling to quell the violence before it gets further out of hand.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News    Date: November 20, 2012

Man convicted in gang-related murder (Sacramento, CA): District Attorney Jan Scully recently announced that Nestor Ardon was convicted by jury of second degree murder and personal use of a knife and gang enhancement as well as two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and personal use of knife and gang enhancements.
Source: Sacramento Today    Date: November 20, 2012

Sausalito traffic stop leads to arrest of Antioch gang shooting suspect (Sausalito, CA): An alleged gang member suspected of attempted murder in the East Bay was arrested after a traffic stop in Sausalito, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 20, 2012

Fresno's gang intervention effort takes hope, help (Fresno, CA): Children who join gangs are not looking for excitement or for a new family or a place to belong -- they're fleeing something, says Father Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit priest from Los Angeles who runs the largest gang intervention, rehab and re-entry program in the United States.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 17, 2012

Anti-gang deputy wounded in Florence, four reputed gang members in custody (Los Angeles, CA): An anti-gang deputy was shot and wounded in the Florence area of southeast L.A. County, and was hospitalized as four suspects were arrested today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: November 17, 2012

Chula Vista police arrest two in Friday night gang fight (Chula Vista, CA): Police have arrested two suspects in what they said was a gang-related fight Friday night.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 17, 2012

Twenty people indicted in gang-related drug, arms trafficking case (Sacramento, CA): A federal grand jury in Sacramento has returned nine indictments charging 20 people with drug and arms trafficking by the Nuestra Familia prison gang and its affiliated Norteno gang members.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 16, 2012

Suspected gang leader arrested at SF steak house (San Francisco, CA): Oakland police say one of the city's most wanted fugitives was arrested at a San Francisco steak house where the suspected gang leader was spotted by an off-duty officer.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 16, 2012

Depravity of gang life outlined (Los Banos, CA): A 90-minute presentation gave some teens and their parents a clear picture of gang life, which inevitably gets members killed or sent to prison, according to police.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: November 16, 2012

Man convicted in gang-related fatal stabbing at pot dispensary (Sacramento, CA): A Sureno gang member was found guilty of murder and other charges in connection with a 2011 attack on several rival gang members that left one of them dead.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: November 16, 2012

Three San Jose gang members indicted; cases involve 2008 homicide, drive-by shooting (San Jose, CA): Three gang members have been indicted on charges related to gunplay in 2008 that left an 18-year-old man dead and three injured in a pair of shootings two weeks apart, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 15, 2012

Gang awareness focus of Seaside community meeting (Seaside, CA): As gang violence reaches new heights in cities other than Salinas — Seaside, Soledad and Greenfield — Seaside police held a meeting Wednesday to teach residents more about that city's estimated 250 gang members.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: November 14, 2012

Youth outreach workers steer Lodi students away from gangs (Lodi, CA): Two men in Lodi are hoping to give teenage gang members and kids who are considering joining a gang a chance to choose a better life.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 14, 2012

Two arrested in downtown San Rafael gang shooting (San Rafael, CA): Two men were in custody and two others at large after gang violence erupted in downtown San Rafael Tuesday night in a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: November 14, 2012

Sting operation targets Norteno gangs (Stockton, CA): An alarming increase in violent gang activity prompted law-enforcement officials from federal, state and local agencies to join forces in a sting operation dubbed Operation Family Feud, resulting in multiple arrests and weapons seizures Wednesday morning.
Source: The Record    Date: November 14, 2012

San Rafael police work to head off reprisals after downtown gang shooting (San Rafael, CA): San Rafael police were working to prevent a potential surge in gang violence Wednesday following a downtown shooting that left a man with a gunshot wound in the back.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 14, 2012

Female gang member charged in church deacon's slaying (Los Angeles, CA): A female gang member was charged Tuesday with murder, attempted murder and vandalism for her role in the Nov. 4 fatal shooting of a church deacon outside a Westlake district church when he and others tried to stop her from vandalizing the church.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 13, 2012

Two teens arrested during gang-related stabbing (San Diego, CA): Two juveniles were in custody Monday in connection with an apparent gang-related stabbing that occurred during a party in San Diego's Swan Canyon neighborhood, police said.
Source: San Diego 6 News    Date: November 12, 2012

CDCR implementing its new gang management reforms (Sacramento, CA): The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is now implementing a pilot program that will reduce long-term confinement in Security Housing Units (SHU) and overhaul the way gangs are managed.
Source: CorrectionsOne    Date: November 12, 2012

FBI arrests major gang leader from Salinas (Salinas, CA): A high-ranking Nuestra Familia gang leader from Salinas was arrested this week in an FBI takedown of one of the gang's largest street regiments, federal officials said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 10, 2012

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