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Violent week continues in San Jose; police blame staffing cuts (San Jose, CA): The San Jose Police Officers' Association blamed staffing cuts instituted by the mayor and city council for the recent surge in gang violence.
Source: KCBS News    Date: August 22, 2012

Man calls alleged gang attack 'insane and unexpected' (McFarland, CA): McFarland police announced the arrests of three suspected gang members Tuesday in the weekend beating of a pair of college students. Officers said two victims were seriously hurt when gang members showed up at a party.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: August 22, 2012

San Jose man victim of San Jose escalating gang violence (San Jose, CA): Homicide investigators were collecting evidence late Monday night associated with San Jose's fifth homicide in eight days, authorities said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 21, 2012

San Jose sees spike in violent crimes (San Jose, CA): It has been a bloody summer for San Jose and the violence is continuing, with the city logging its 29th murder on Monday night.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: August 21, 2012

Burbank residents nervous after gang shootings (Burbank, CA) : Facing a council room of scared residents, Burbank Mayor Harry J. Klein blamed parents, city interlopers and the court system for the town’s uptick in gang violence during a city council meeting on Aug. 15.
Source: OakLawnPatch    Date: August 21, 2012

Gang member sentenced to more than 18 years for robbery, pedestrian hit-and-run in Richmond (Martinez, CA): A West Contra Costa County gang member was sentenced Friday to more than 18 years in state prison for hitting a homeless man with a car while fleeing a Richmond street robbery.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 20, 2012

'Car to car' gang shootout in Norwalk results in one being shot four times (Norwalk, CA): A wild gang-related shooting on the streets of Norwalk on Saturday has resulted in two arrests in an incident that had a portion of the community blocked off for several hours near John Glenn High School.
Source: Los Cerritos Community News    Date: August 20, 2012

Santa Rosa man gets life sentence for gang slaying (Santa Rosa, CA): A 23-year-old Santa Rosa man was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down a rival gang member on a South Park neighborhood street in 2009.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 20, 2012

Non-gang victim targeted in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Can being in a certain age range in parts of Monterey County, put a target on your head? Central Coast News found out just how dangerous it is to simply be a young man living in the county. We took a look at how you don't have to be in a gang to become a victim of gang violence.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: August 20, 2012

Man stabbed several times by group on California Street, Watsonville police say (Watsonville, CA): A 20-year-old man was stabbed several times about 9 p.m. Saturday in what police are calling a gang-motivated attempted murder.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 19, 2012

One killed, two injured in Pico-Union area shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot to death and two others were wounded today in what police suspect was a gang-related shooting in the Pico-Union area.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: August 18, 2012

Temperatures, gang violence rise in King City (King City, CA): On Aug. 6, at approximately 6 p.m., officers from the King City Police Department responded to a hit and run accident in the 200 block of Pearl Street. When the officers arrived on scene they located two 17-year-old Hispanic males, one of whom was struck by a red hatchback car. The car had fled the area and the other juvenile was able to move out of the way of the vehicle.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: August 17, 2012

Woman admits helping Pico Rivera gang member collect unemployment while awaiting trial for murder (Whittier, CA): A girlfriend of a convicted murderer has admitted her role in helping him fraudulently obtain unemployment checks while awaiting trial for a Pico Rivera gang slaying, officials said Friday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: August 17, 2012

Four charged with growing pot (Madera, CA): Four members of a violent gang in Fresno were arrested in Chowchilla on suspicion of cultivating marijuana for sale and possessing stolen weapons, Madera County Sheriff John Anderson announced Thursday.
Source: The Madera Tribune    Date: August 17, 2012

Court clerk in L.A. accused of revealing raids to gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A federal court employee in Los Angeles has been charged with leaking confidential court files, the FBI said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2012

Redlands anti-gang advocate turned his life around (Redlands, CA): Joseph Rodriguez pulled out a razor and sliced the skin off his hand, removing a tattoo that sat between his thumb and index finger. The tattoo was the symbol of the gang that indoctrinated him nearly 15 years earlier - a decision that led him into a life of crime, gang violence and over a decade of incarceration.
Source: Redlands Daily Facts    Date: August 16, 2012

Gang prevention team mobilizes in San Jose after drive-by shooting (San Jose, CA): San Jose's homicide prevention team has been mobilized following the city’s latest killing this week, the 27th so far this year.
Source: KCBS News    Date: August 16, 2012

Lancaster declares war on Bloods street gang (Lancaster, CA): Officials in Lancaster said Thursday they are joining forces with Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies to declare war on a local street gang they blame for a recent spike in crime in the High Desert region.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2012

Suspect arrested in gang-related shooting (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting in West San Jose earlier this week, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 16, 2012

Police report three gang-related assaults (South Gate, CA) : The South Gate Police Department (SGPD) has informed South Gate Patch Latino that only 3 of the 12 assaults with a deadly weapon that were reported from August 1st to August 8th are related.
Source: SouthGatePatch    Date: August 16, 2012

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