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Santa Cruz police investigating suspected gang-related shooting (Santa Cruz, CA): On Sunday night, a victim, 18, of Watsonville, was shot in his car on the 100 block of Chestnut Street in Santa Cruz.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 24, 2015

Santa Maria Gang Sweep Nets 12 Arrests (Santa Maria, CA): A total of 12 suspected gang members or gang associates have been arrested in a major law enforcement operation targeting gang offenders in the Santa Maria area.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: November 24, 2015

At the Epicenter of L.A. Gang Wars, Rival Properties are Busted (Los Angeles, CA): A gang war along the 110 corridor in South Los Angeles has taken dozens of lives this year.
Source: LA Weekly    Date: November 24, 2015

Gang Raid: Oakland Police Make 18 Arrests, Seize 7 Guns (Oakland, CA): A dangerous and violent East Bay gang is less of a threat after a series of early morning raids Tuesday across the Bay Area.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 24, 2015

City attorney targets 2 South LA properties with gang lawsuit (Los Angeles, CA): Local law enforcement officials are putting pressure on two South Los Angeles properties they say have been tied to a deadly decade-long gang feud.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: November 23, 2015

Fontana police search for gunmen in fatal gang-related shooting (Fontana, CA): Police are searching for two men who reportedly shot up a house party killing one man and wounding another early Sunday morning.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 23, 2015

As murders, shootings rise in Los Angeles, police and the community take to the streets (Los Angeles, CA): Eduardo Rebolledo had just gotten into his pickup truck after work, eager to head home to his two children when a gang dispute erupted 30 yards behind him on a Los Angeles street. The 38-year-old ducked right into the path of a bullet that hit him in the head, killing him instantly.
Source: US Newswire    Date: November 22, 2015

5 arrested in connection with gang-related shooting (Anaheim, CA): Five gang members, including a boy, were arrested this week in connection with a gang-related killing in Anaheim over the weekend, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 20, 2015

Arvin gang members convicted of attempted murder (Arvin, CA): Two Arvin gang members face life terms in prison after a jury found them guilty Friday of attempted murder and related offenses.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: November 20, 2015

Salinas man sentenced to 50 years to life for first degree murder (Salinas, CA): Monterey County District Attorney Dean D. Flippo announced on Friday that Judge Pamela Butler sentenced Luis Espinoza, 30 of Salinas, to 50 years-to-life in prison.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 20, 2015

Avenal man arrested in attempted homicide case (Avenal, CA): A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide on Thursday.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: November 20, 2015

Gang member headed to prison for 2014 attempted murder in south Sacramento (Sacramento, CA): A 20-year-old man, who authorities say was trying to make a name for himself, has been sentenced to 32 years to life in prison for a 2014 gang-related shooting in south Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 20, 2015

Gang members sentenced for killing Oakland father who called them out about burglary (Oakland, CA): Two reputed gang members, one of whom holds the distinction of being the only person to have successfully escaped from Alameda County's secured juvenile hall, were sentenced to prison Friday for killing a West Oakland father in 2010.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 20, 2015

Santa Ana gang member receives 100-year plus sentence for shooting to death one woman, injuring another (Santa Ana, CA): A gang member who shot two women, leaving one dead and another permanently injured, was sentenced Friday to 102 years to life in prison.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 20, 2015

Attempted murder suspect caught in Bishop (Santa Rosa, CA): A suspect in a gang-related assault in Santa Rosa was apprehended Monday, Nov. 16 in Bishop following a six-month search.
Source: The Sheet    Date: November 20, 2015

San Francisco police arrest known gang member (San Francisco, CA): Police say they have arrested a known San Francisco gang member who had been on the run for six years and was wanted for an attempted homicide.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 19, 2015

Gang member sentenced to 85 years to life in 2013 shooting (Los Angeles County, CA): A gang member was sentenced Oct. 20 to 85 years to life in state prison for a fatal shooting in 2013, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 19, 2015

Man gets 11 years in death of bystander caught in shootout (Ventura, CA): A Ventura County man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for his involvement in a gang shootout that killed a bystander doing laundry on her back porch.
Source: The-Dispatch    Date: November 18, 2015

Salinas men charged in gang-related slayings (San Jose, CA): Two Salinas men who could face the death penalty for a dozen gang-related slayings were arraigned in federal court Wednesday. A third defendant is charged with conspiracy and bank robbery.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 18, 2015

Suspected gang members arrested with gun in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Two suspected gang members from Watsonville were arrested Saturday with a loaded handgun in a car, police said. About 1:35 p.m., members of the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team and Gang Task Force spotted a Volvo on the 100 block of Jefferson Street with a passenger who was on probation, said Anti-Crime Team Cmdr. Peter Hansen.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 18, 2015

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