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Summers see uptick in tagging at Lake Tahoe (Lake Tahoe, CA): Recent incidences of tagging have caused some frustration at the South Shore, but law enforcement officials on both sides of the state line say the unsightly activity remains isolated.
Source: Tahoe Daily Tribune    Date: August 6, 2015

Pasadena man sentenced for 2008 gang hit targeting 20-year-old woman (Pasadena, CA): A judge sentenced a Pasadena gang member to prison Wednesday for his role in luring a 20-year-old woman to a Pasadena market, where she was ambushed and fatally shot in 2008, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: August 5, 2015

Uber driver hit in Venice gang shooting (Venice, CA): The driver of an Uber car was hospitalized in stable condition after the vehicle was fired upon in a gang-related shooting in Venice, police said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: August 5, 2015

SWAT uses tear gas to flush out suspected East L.A. gang member (East Los Angeles, CA): A sheriff’s SWAT team fired tear gas into an East L.A. residence today and flushed out an armed suspected gang member who had been barricaded inside for some six hours, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: August 4, 2015

LAPD Beefs Up Patrols in South LA Following Social Media Threats (Los Angeles, CA): As rumored threats of gang violence spread on social media, the Los Angeles Police Department said bolstering staffing in South Los Angeles resulted in a sharp decrease in gang-related crime.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: August 4, 2015

Gang member shot by Santa Ana police charged with multiple felonies (Santa Ana, CA): A gang member shot after a foot chase with Santa Ana police Sunday night has been charged with multiple felonies, the Orange County District Attorney’s office said Tuesday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 4, 2015

Investigators sweep Santa Cruz County for gang activity, 16 arrests made (Santa Cruz County, CA): Sixteen people were arrested during a joint agency gang operation last week in Santa Cruz County. Sixty law enforcement officers from local, county, state and federal agencies participated in the bust. Investigators said the operation was done to address recent gang activity and violence.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: August 4, 2015

Ongoing unrest between Richmond gangs coincides with uptick in shootings (Richmond, CA): Richmond police are concerned about an uptick in unrest between gangs that has led to an increase in shootings and homicides in the city. From January through July, police have received 748 calls for service about shootings in Richmond, a 9-percent increase from the same period last year, according to data compiled from the department’s Shotspotter and police call logs.
Source: The River City News    Date: August 4, 2015

Red Bluff to consider school officer at Vista Preparatory Academy (Red Bluff, CA): The City Council will discuss Tuesday the approval of $40,000 in funding from the state and county to go to a Gang Resistance Education and Training and School Resource Officer position for the fiscal year of 2015/2016.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: August 4, 2015

Bullets hit several Fresno homes in gang shootout (Fresno, CA): Police are investigating shots fired by rival gangs in Central Fresno. Those bullets embedded themselves into homes nearby.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 4, 2015

Fresno police expand gun crime unit after surge in violence (Fresno, CA): Violent crimes are on the upswing in Fresno this year after a decade of decline, prompting Police Chief Jerry Dyer to expand the gun crime unit and have officers work harder to target repeat weapons offenders.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 4, 2015

Judge OKs trial in Santa Paula bystander killing (Ventura, CA): A judge ruled Monday there was enough evidence for two Santa Paula gang rivals to stand trial for their alleged involvement in a 2014 shootout that killed a bystander.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: August 3, 2015

Authorities I.D. Armando Antunez as Man Shot by Police in Townsend Neighborhood (Santa Ana, CA): Santa Ana police shot a man around 6:15 p.m. Sunday evening on Townsend Street, a neighborhood that's been organizing against a gang injunction for more than a year. Though the injunction legal battle is languishing in the courts, the non-fatal shooting could ignite tensions anew with angry residents ready to protest yelling "fuera, fuera" (get out!) to police yesterday.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: August 3, 2015

Man in Critical Condition After Gang-Related Shooting in North Long Beach Sunday (North Long Beach, CA): A man was sent to the hospital and is in critical condition after being shot by another man in North Long Beach Sunday evening, according to Long Beach police. Officials believe the shooting is gang-related.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: August 3, 2015

Broderick Boys gang member convicted of attempted murder in shooting (Yolo County, CA): A man identified by authorities as a member of the Broderick Boys gang has been convicted of attempted murder in a November shooting in West Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 3, 2015

South L.A. pastors launch outreach campaign to battle gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Twitter and Instagram were filled over the past week with alarming hashtags like #100days100nights after a gang reportedly vowed 100 days of violence to avenge the death of a man who was killed in South Los Angeles in mid-July.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 1, 2015

Is #100Days100Nights Just a Threatening Hashtag or a Full-Blown LA Gang War? (Los Angeles, CA): A social media threat has put the Los Angeles gang landscape on blast as news agencies around the world report on the catchy, terrifying slogan percolating on Twitter and Instagram: #100Days100Nights. It may sound more like a movie title than a reality on the street, but a spate of shootings in South LA since the emergence of the slogan—which refers to alleged plans by rival gangs to see who can rack up 100 kills first—has residents on edge, to say the least.
Source: VICE     Date: July 31, 2015

After Weekend Of Deadly Shootings, Community Begs City To Get Handle On Gang Violence In South LA (Los Angeles, CA): After a weekend involving 13 shootings, some of them deadly, community leaders, clergy and residents of South Los Angeles on Friday called for city leaders to end the violence.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: July 31, 2015

2 arrested in fatal shooting of 4-year-old boy playing in Highland frontyard (San Bernardino, CA): The two men accused in the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy in Highland this week were tracked down because of witnesses’ help, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 31, 2015

Gang intervention: Seaside Youth Resource Center gets interim home, manager (Seaside, CA): With a $1.3 million funding grant and a community fed up with gang and gun violence, the city of Seaside moved in November to implement its community-based approach to combat the growing problem. Eight months later, the Seaside Youth Resource Center, a big part of that approach, has an interim home, a temporary manager and a target start date of mid- to late August.
Source: Monterey Herald    Date: July 30, 2015

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