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City official calls injunction trial a 'day of reckoning' for Santa Barbara gangs (Santa Barbara, CA): In opening remarks supporting Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction, Tom Shapiro with the City Attorney's Office called the trial a "day of reckoning for Santa Barbara's two criminal street gangs."
Source: Noozhawk    Date: May 6, 2014
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Software helps catch alleged tagger (San Marcos, CA): A 15-year-old boy with ties to a street gang was in Juvenile Hall Tuesday, accused of committing 90 acts of graffiti that caused about $24,000 in damage in Vista and the San Elijo area of San Marcos, authorities said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: May 6, 2014
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Gang sweep nets 42 arrests (Barstow, CA): Roughly 60 peace officers from throughout San Bernardino County assisted the Barstow Police Department in conducting a gang suppression sweep that resulted in 42 arrests Friday.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: May 6, 2014
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Man arrested outside gang hearing (Santa Barbara, CA): A man reportedly at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse to attend the first day of the gang injunction hearing was arrested there Monday afternoon after Sheriff's deputies found a backpack under a bench containing his identification and an airsoft gun, ammunition, two knives, and reported gang material.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: May 5, 2014
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International students study gang violence (San Francisco, CA): Some of them have only been in the country a few months, but students at the San Francisco International High School are already tackling difficult topics that transcend borders.
Source: Mission Local    Date: May 5, 2014
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Calexico Border Patrol agents arrest felon gang member (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous felon gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: May 5, 2014
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Three suspected high-level gang members indicted on federal charges (Stanislaus County, CA): Three high-level Nuestra Familia gang members from Modesto and Stockton have been indicted on federal charges, including racketeering conspiracy and attempted murder, related to crimes committed in Stanislaus County, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 5, 2014
http://www.modbee.com/...

Former gang member in Ceres makes movie showing violence, faith (Ceres, CA): David Rocha knows all about gang life and how it feels to serve six years in a federal prison on drug charges. He also knows what it's like to make a 180-degree turnaround, thanks to God.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 3, 2014
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Teen charged as adult in fatal gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): A Compton man and teen boy pleaded not guilty in Long Beach Superior Court to the fatal day-time shooting of a man in February, Los Angeles County District Attorney officials announced Friday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 2, 2014
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

Teen killed in Lake Balboa shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A Van Nuys teenager was killed Thursday evening in a gang-related shooting that also injured two others in the Lake Balboa neighborhood.
Source: Post-Periodical    Date: May 2, 2014
http://www.postperiodical.com/...

Weapons stash seized in Southwest Fresno (Fresno, CA): A former gang member is in jail, accused of running a weapon stash in Southwest Fresno.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 2, 2014
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23 gang affiliates in Fresno area arrested in nationwide sweep (Fresno, CA): More than 600 gang members and associates linked to Sureños criminal street gang have been arrested nationwide, including 23 in the Fresno area. The month-long enforcement sweep operation, Project Southbound, was lead by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 2, 2014
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

Surenos gang members targeted nationwide in Project Southbound (Long Beach, CA): A massive crackdown on street gangs in Southern California and around the nation netted hundreds of suspects, many with alleged ties to violent gangs south of the border.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: May 1, 2014
http://abclocal.go.com/...

Gang member pleads no contest in 2012 drive-by shooting in Woodland (Yolo County, CA): A gang member accused of a 2012 drive-by shooting in Woodland has pleaded no contest to attempted murder.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 1, 2014
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Nationwide gang sweep nets 39 Bay Area suspects (San Jose, CA): Nearly 40 suspected gang members from the Bay Area and Northern California were arrested last month as part of a nationwide sweep by the Department of Homeland Security, the agency announced Thursday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 1, 2014
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

Two hurt in gang shooting at Webster house party (San Diego, CA): Two men were wounded in an apparent gang-related shooting outside a house party in the Webster area of San Diego early today, police said.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: April 29, 2014
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Three gang members convicted of murder of two Redlands teens (San Bernardino, CA): Three gang members were convicted Tuesday in the murders of two Redlands teens. The crime three years ago rocked the community.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: April 29, 2014
http://abclocal.go.com/...

Hanford PD concerned by increased gang violence (Hanford, CA): Hanford police are on high alert on the heels of an apparent increase in gang activity on the city's east side.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.hanfordsentinel.com/...

Police arrest two, seek two in 'wrong car color' killing in East San Jose (San Jose, CA): Police announced Tuesday they have arrested two people and are on the hunt for two others for the April 3 killing of a young father, gunned down for what relatives said was driving the wrong-colored car in a gang-plagued neighborhood in East San Jose.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 29, 2014
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Alleged West Contra Costa gang members plead not guilty in shooting death (Richmond, CA): Four of five alleged West Contra Costa gang members charged in the shooting death of a handicapped man outside a Pinole bar in February entered pleas of not guilty at their arraignment Tuesday, and one, the suspected gunman, learned prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against him.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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