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Grant aims to reduce gang activity (Lompoc, CA): As early as February, the Lompoc Youth Corp.'s existence was threatened because county grant funding was about to expire. These days though, the future of the Youth Corp. in Lompoc is looking brighter, especially after receiving a $250,000 grant aimed at getting Lompoc youth out of gangs and moving them toward school completion and employment.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: September 18, 2012

Gang-related stabbing in Fresno (Fresno, CA): A fight between gang members resulted in one man being stabbed. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday night outside an apartment complex near Clinton and Weber in Fresno.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: September 18, 2012

Man injured in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A man riding in a car was hospitalized early this morning with a shoulder wound he suffered after being shot by the driver of a passing car in a gang-related attack in South Los Angeles, a police sergeant said.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: September 16, 2012

San Bernardino man guilty of fatal gang rival shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A San Bernardino man was found guilty today of fatally shooting another man during a gang-related fight earlier this year.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: September 14, 2012

Two brothers convicted in 2009 gang slaying (Riverside, CA): Two brothers who are members of a La Sierra street gang have been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting of a rival gang member, a killing that police said was a culmination of weeks of increased tension and fighting between the two groups.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 14, 2012

Gang-related deadly shooting gets three prison for life (Sacramento, CA): Three Norteno gang members are going to prison for life following convictions for second-degree murder, attempted murder, firearm and gang charges in a deadly drive-by shooting in Del Paso Heights last year.
Source: News10     Date: September 14, 2012

Local agencies arrest two in Visalia (Visalia, CA): A man police described as a gang member and his girlfriend were taken into custody when officers served a search warrant at a northeast Visalia home Thursday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 14, 2012

Three reputed gang members charged in wild Canyon Country-to-Downtown bank robbery pursuit (San Fernando, CA): Criminal charges were filed today against three alleged gang members accused of robbing a Bank of America branch in Canyon Country and leading sheriff's deputies on a wild chase Wednesday during which stolen money was tossed from the windows of a stolen SUV in South Los Angeles.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 14, 2012

Moorpark police arrest 10 people in investigation of shootings (Moorpark, CA): Moorpark police arrested 10 people Thursday and Friday in connection with various crimes as part of an investigation into two gang-related shootings there in August.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 14, 2012

South County gang sweet nets six arrests (Soledad, CA): Six people were arrested and several people were stopped and searched in South County Wednesday in a multi-jurisdictional gang suppression operation.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: September 13, 2012

Police say fight, stabbings near downtown appear to be gang-related (San Jose, CA): Police are investigating a fight and double stabbing near Nithth and Julian streets early Thursday that appear to be gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 13, 2012

Advocacy groups wary of new plan for prison isolation units (Sacramento, CA) : State corrections officials are moving forward with a plan for handling prison gangs and other violent groups, including changing rules that have kept some inmates locked in special isolation units for decades.
Source: California Watch    Date: September 13, 2012

Former gang member testifies at murder trial (Santa Maria, CA): A former longtime Guadalupe gang member who testified Tuesday for the prosecution during a murder trial in Santa Maria, knew he was much like his tattoo of the Grim Reaper — a walking dead man.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: September 12, 2012

Santa Cruz police track clues in homicide of 13-year-old (Santa Cruz, CA): More than four weeks after 13-year-old Joey Mendoza was shot to death on San Lorenzo Boulevard, police said they believe a rival gang member was responsible and they are getting closer to an arrest.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: September 11, 2012

City council hopefuls address gang activity (Colusa, CA): The recent shooting death of a 14-year-old Colusa boy and the apparent gang connections involved in the killing prompted one City Council candidate to call on voters to join him in doing something about it.
Source: Colusa County Sun-Herald    Date: September 11, 2012

Two gang members get life terms for shooting a man and trying to run down pursuing officer (Chula Vista, CA): Life sentences were handed down Tuesday for two gang members who shot and wounded a man outside a South Bay bar, then ran down the Chula Vista police officer who was pursuing them.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: September 11, 2012

Gang-related shooting in Compton kills one, injures two (Compton, CA): Authorities are investigating what they are calling a gang-related shooting in Compton that left one person dead and two others in the hospital Monday.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 10, 2012

Yuba City gang member apologizes for role in Marysville bar shooting (Yuba City, CA) : A Yuba City gang member said he is "sorry" for his role in a drunken gang-related shooting last year outside a Marysville bar.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: September 10, 2012

Gang quarrel leads to arrest (Livingston, CA): After a gang-related confrontation during the weekend in Livingston, police said, two people were arrested in the brandishing of a weapon.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 10, 2012

Officers share primer on gangs, graffiti (Hemet, CA): From crime prevention to a history and primer on local gangs and how-to tips on security and graffiti removal, the Community Safety Workshop at First Baptist Church in Hemet on Saturday, Sept. 8, covered a lot of ground.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 9, 2012

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