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Santa Ana gangster isn't happy with 10-year gang enhancement for attempted murder (Santa Ana, CA): Martin Perez joined the Lyon Street criminal street gang at the age of 14 and enjoyed four relatively fun years in freedom using the moniker "Chino."
Source: OC Weekly    Date: December 27, 2012

Two men arrested after reports of shots fired in Clearlake (Clearlake, CA): Two men were arrested on various charges including resisting arrest and participating in a criminal street gang after reports of shots fired Tuesday night.
Source: Lake County Record-Bee    Date: December 26, 2012

Man hospitalized after gang-related shooting near Hellyer County Park (San Jose, CA): A man was taken to a hospital after a gang-related shooting around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Serenade Way and Lullaby Lane, police said, but the victim's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 26, 2012

Clearlake man arrested following investigation into gunfire in neighborhood (Clearlake, CA): A Clearlake man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with an incident on Christmas night involving gunfire in a neighborhood that struck a home.
Source: Lake County News    Date: December 26, 2012

Grant to fund job training for juvenile offenders (San Deigo, CA) : A program that provides job training and life skills to some of San Diego County’s chronically unemployed is pegged to receive an $820,000 federal grant to continue its work with juvenile offenders.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 26, 2012

Gang-related stabbing sends man to hospital (Corning, CA): A 22-year-old Corning man was stabbed in the upper-back and cut on the forearm during a gang-related attack on Friday night, the Corning police reported.
Source: Corning Observer    Date: December 25, 2012

Vianna Roman, alleged queen of L.A.'s Harpys Gang (Los Angeles, CA): L.A. cops believe Vianna Roman was running a deadly street gang at the behest of her imprisoned father. Christine Pelisek on why women are the Mexican mafia’s new secret weapons.
Source: The Daily Beast    Date: December 24, 2012

South Valley student arrested for terrorist threats (Visalia, CA): A 14-year-old suspected gang member from Woodlake was arrest for allegedly making threats against rival gang members at Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: December 21, 2012

How a homegrown mobile system selps police bust gang members (Long Beach, CA): To curb gang activity in California, local courts and law enforcement created a special injunctions process that permits the arrest of known gang members for small infractions--in hopes of preventing more violent crimes.
Source: Computer World    Date: December 21, 2012

Woodland gangsters headed to prison for attempted murder (Sacramento, CA): Three gang members have been sentenced in a 2011 case of attempted murder in Woodland. Yolo Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock on Tuesday sentenced Rolando Arismendez, 34, Juan Reyes, 21, and German Quezada, 19, to prison terms for attempted murder and gang enhancements, according to a Yolo County District Attorney's Office news release.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: December 20, 2012

Major Santa Cruz jail drug smuggling plan thwarted (Santa Cruz, CA): A street gang named Poor Side Watsonville brainstormed a plan to smuggle a large amount of drugs into the Santa Cruz County Jail that went awry, investigators said on Wednesday.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: December 19, 2012

Police searching for suspects in gang-related shooting in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Police are investigating what they're calling a gang-related shooting in the parking lot area of the Acosta Plaza Complex Tuesday night.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: December 19, 2012

Suspect dead in Fresno officer-involved shooting (Fresno, CA): Police fatally shot a suspect in a Nov. 10 gang-related shooting when he reached for a gun and refused to surrender Tuesday in east-central Fresno, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 18, 2012

Reputed L.A. gang member extradited from Mexico in court over deputy's killing (Los Angeles, CA): One of six reputed Avenues gang members charged with killing a 27-year-old sheriff's deputy more than four years ago made his first court appearance Monday since being extradited from Mexico.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: December 18, 2012

Prosecutor drops case against anti-gang activist (Los Angeles, CA): The U.S. attorney's office has filed a motion to dismiss charges of racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder against a well-known anti-gang activist who authorities said was in league with one the nation's most violent street gangs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 18, 2012

Arrest made in gang-related shooting (Tracy, CA): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy they believe is responsible for shooting another person twice on Friday, Dec. 14, in what is thought to be gang-related violence.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: December 18, 2012

Survivors in Archer Street gang shooting testify (Salinas, CA): One of the survivors in a 2009 gang shooting which killed two teenagers in Salinas testified today that he never got a glimpse of the shooter.
Source: The Californian    Date: December 17, 2012

Nine arrested in Tulare County gang suppression effort (Tulare County, CA): Nine people were arrested for various narcotics and weapons charges after the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department conducted a four-day gang suppression operation.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: December 17, 2012

Father Greg's Homeboy Industries helps gang members 'return to themselves' (Los Angeles, CA): Victor Key has been in and out of jails since he was eight. The 43-year-old from East L.A. spent the last seven years in prison, including four years in solitary confinement, for gang-related assault before his release three months ago.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 15, 2012

Teen dies in central Fresno gang-related shooting (Fresno, CA): A 16-year-old boy died after a gang-related shooting in central Fresno early Saturday, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 15, 2012

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