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Triple murder at San Leandro tattoo party called gang massacre (Hayward, CA): The three young revelers killed in a shooting outside a San Leandro warehouse party in 2011 were victims of a premeditated "massacre" by East Bay gang members, a prosecutor told jurors Monday at the trial for three men charged in the triple slaying.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 11, 2014
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Gang member gets 14 years in prison for pointing laser at Fresno police helicopter (Fresno, CA): A Bulldog gang member convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region's longest for such a crime.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 10, 2014
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

Victim in fatal drive-by shooting in Florence-Firestone identified (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities today identified a young man who was fatally shot in the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area north of Watts.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: March 10, 2014
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

Salinas man arrested during Operation Snake Eyes convicted (Salinas, CA): A 26-year-old man arrested during Operation Snake Eyes was convicted Friday on multiple drug and gang offenses, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 10, 2014
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

16 year old charged as adult in deadly shooting (Desert Hot Springs, CA): A teenager has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in Desert Hot Springs that happened in January.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: March 10, 2014
http://www.kesq.com/...

Known gang member arrested after firing shots at police (Bakersfield, CA): A 22-year-old man who police said fired shots at a patrol car early Sunday is expected to face charges of attempted murder and possessing stolen property.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: March 9, 2014
http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/...

Suspected gang member held in central Fresno slaying (Fresno, CA): A suspected Bulldog gang member has been arrested in connection with Thursday's fatal shooting in central Fresno, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 9, 2014
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

Police: Man killed in Southwest Fresno gang-related shooting (Fresno, CA): Authorities are investigating a shooting in Southwest Fresno that left a young man dead. Most of the neighbors were too afraid to appear on camera. Police have confirmed this was a gang-related shooting.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 9, 2014
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Police arrest five gang members in countywide crime crackdown (San Rafael, CA): As San Rafael police try to stem an alarming wave of violent crimes and shootings in recent weeks, a team of Marin County law enforcement officers cracked down on known gang members Friday night, searching their houses, stopping their cars and frisking them on the street.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: March 8, 2014
http://www.marinij.com/...

Police and anti-gang advocates working to end violence (Santa Maria, CA): The Santa Maria police department is working to decrease the city's gang violence through several different avenues.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: March 7, 2014
http://www.keyt.com/...

San Rafael police fight spike in gang violence (San Rafael, CA): San Rafael is responding to a spike in gang violence with renewed sweeps of known gang members. Friday evening, special teams fanned out across Marin County checking for probation violations.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: March 7, 2014
http://www.ktvu.com/...

Five Pomona gang members charged in shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Park (Pomona, CA): The Los Angeles. County District Attorney’s office filed attempted-murder charges Friday against five Pomona gang members suspected of the Feb. 3 shooting that seriously wounded a Pomona man at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: March 7, 2014
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

Fresno gang member gets life in prison for killing pregnant woman (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the shooting death of a 20-year-old near-term pregnant woman, driving her despondent husband to kill himself a short time later.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 6, 2014
http://www.latimes.com/...

Fourth man gets prison in gang shooting (Orange County, CA): Two years after a jury convicted him of shooting a 15-year-old girl in the chest with a sawed-off shotgun, a Costa Mesa gang member has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison, authorities said.
Source: Daily Pilot    Date: March 6, 2014
http://www.dailypilot.com/...

Teen stabbed by apparent gang members in Monrovia (Monrovia, CA): Two apparent gang members stabbed and wounded a young man after he exited a bus Thursday afternoon, police said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 6, 2014
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

Lompoc man arrested in gang-related stabbing (Lompoc, CA): A Lompoc man was arrested Tuesday for stabbing a man in the area of Pine Avenue and F Street on the morning of March 2. The adult male victim reported that he had been approached by several Hispanic men, who yelled gang phrases and asked where the victim was from.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: March 5, 2014
http://www.lompocrecord.com/...

Victim of Santa Rosa gang attack may have gang affiliations (Santa Rosa, CA): Six men accused of participating in a gang-related attack in the West 9th Street area of Santa Rosa will face trial on five felony counts stemming from the incident, a Sonoma County Superior Court judge determined Wednesday.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 5, 2014
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

Salinas police chief touts data approach to stymie gang violence (Salinas, CA): Salinas police Chief Kelly McMillin clarified an administrative report Tuesday — he didn't intend to immediately ask the City Council for a crime analyst, but that's where he would like to see his department go in the future.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 5, 2014
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

San Diego jury deadlocks on death penalty in trial of alleged leaders of drug gang (San Diego, CA): A San Diego jury has deadlocked on whether two alleged leaders of a violent Mexican drug gang should receive the death penalty.
Source: Daily Journal    Date: March 5, 2014
http://www.dailyjournal.net/...

Court upholds conviction of Richmond man in Valentine's Day church shooting (San Francisco, CA): A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld three attempted-murder convictions and a 40-year sentence for a man who carried out a gang-related shooting in a Richmond church on Valentine's Day in 2010.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 5, 2014
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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