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Two arraigned in deadly San Bernardino dairy shooting (San Bernardino, CA): Two of the three men accused of killing a San Bernardino dairy owner were arraigned Tuesday in San Bernardino Superior Court, court records show.
Source: The Sun News    Date: February 2, 2016
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Alleged gang members accused of 2014 gunshot slaying to get new trial date, judge (Vacaville, CA): A May jury trial for two men accused of the 2014 gunshot slaying of a 16-year-old Fairfield girl will likely be rescheduled over witness availability issues and a new judge being assigned to the case.
Source: The Reporter    Date: February 1, 2016
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Long Beach Police Seek Help in Finding Suspect(s) Linked to Gang-Related Graffiti at Memorial Park (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect or suspects responsible for gang-related graffiti at Daryle Black Memorial Park on Saturday, officials stated.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: February 1, 2016
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Suspected gang members booked on multiple charges after Motel 6 melee (Watsonville, CA): Three suspected gang members were arrested after Watsonville Police officers responded to reports of a gang fight in the area of Motel 6 at 125 Silver Leaf Drive on Saturday night.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: January 31, 2016
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Gang member gets 31 years to life for killing outside Saddleback High in 1993 (Santa Ana, CA): A gang member who gunned down a rival during a shootout in front of a Santa Ana high school more than 20 years ago was sentenced Friday to prison.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 30, 2016
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S.F. police arrest 2 fugitives near Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, CA): The massive manhunt after an Orange County jailbreak ended Saturday morning when San Francisco police chased down one of the fugitives in Golden Gate Park and found the other hiding in a van parked outside a Whole Foods Market on Haight Street.
Source: SF Gate    Date: January 30, 2016
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6 Detained In Watsonville Following Report Of Suspected Gang Activity (Watsonville, CA): Suspected gang activity led police to detain six people, most of whom were found in violation of either probation or parole, at a Watsonville park on Thursday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: January 30, 2016
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6 Detained In Watsonville Following Report Of Suspected Gang Activity (Watsonville, CA): Suspected gang activity led police to detain six people, most of whom were found in violation of either probation or parole, at a Watsonville park on Thursday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: January 30, 2016
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/...

Local coalition against youth violence focuses on parenting (Santa Maria, CA): While the recent surge in violence has put the Santa Maria Police Department and city leaders in the hot seat, the main topic of discussion at a community meeting Thursday was how parents may be the key.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: January 29, 2016
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Suspected Placentia gang member pleads not guilty in stabbing of rival (Orange County, CA): A Placentia gang member, who has a long criminal history and who prosecutors are seeking to add to a gang injunction, pleaded not guilty Friday to stabbing a rival in Fullerton this week, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 29, 2016
http://www.ocregister.com/...

Gang Prevention Summit set for Saturday (Salinas, CA): 2015 proved to be a deadly year in Salinas, with a record of 40 homicides, most of them gang related.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: January 29, 2016
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Suspected Placentia gang member pleads not guilty in stabbing of rival (Placentia, CA): A Placentia gang member, who has a long criminal history and who prosecutors are seeking to add to a gang injunction, pleaded not guilty Friday to stabbing a rival in Fullerton this week, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 29, 2016
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Three men charged with murder in series of fatal Long Beach gang shootings (Long Beach, CA): Three men were charged with murder Friday in connection with a series of fatal Long Beach gang shootings, and a fourth man was charged with attempted murder.
Source: Long Beach Press Telegram    Date: January 29, 2016
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Gang Prevention Summit Set for Saturday (Salinas, CA): 2015 proved to be a deadly year in Salinas, with a record of 40 homicides, most of them gang related.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: January 29, 2016
http://www.kionrightnow.com/...

Vietnamese Gang Connected to Escape of 3 Inmates From California Prison, Police Say (Orange County, CA): Three inmates who escaped from a maximum security prison in California most likely had help from both jail insiders and sources on the outside, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said in a press conference today.
Source: ABC News    Date: January 29, 2016
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SLO County gang task force keeping close eye on Santa Maria gang violence (Santa Maria, CA): With the spike in gang violence in Santa Maria and the rise in deaths including 19 homicides since the beginning of last year, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies say their own gang task force is keeping a close eye on the situation.
Source: KSBY News    Date: January 28, 2016
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Long Beach Officials Plan To Combat Crime (Long Beach, CA): Tackling Long Beach’s rise in crime last year is on the minds of local officials — even though it’s not the worst the city has seen. In 2015, property crime increased 15.4%, while violent crime went up 18.8% for an overall crime increase of 15.9% from 2014.
Source: Gazettes    Date: January 28, 2016
http://www.gazettes.com/...

Homeboy Industries Founder to Receive James Beard Humanitarian of the Year Award (Los Angeles, CA): Along with awards for chefs and writers and restaurateurs, the James Beard Foundation each year gives out Lifetime Achievement and Humanitarian of the Year awards. Today, the foundation announced the 2016 recipients of these awards, and L.A.'s Homeboy Industries founder Father Greg Boyle, S.J., is being honored as Humanitarian of the Year.
Source: LA Weekly    Date: January 28, 2016
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Summit to tackle gang violence (Salinas, CA): At some point, all of those involved with the gang-related bloodshed that has plagued the community over the years have made a choice. The Boys & Girls Club of Monterey County wants to help make sure that local youth and their families have the resources needed to make a positive choice that will help the community reduce the bloodshed.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: January 28, 2016
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

Gang sweep results in 5 arrests (Vacaville, CA): A sweep of suspected local gang members resulted in the arrest of four adults and one juvenile, police announced Monday. A variety of law enforcement agencies took part in Thursday’s action, which police described as a large-scale sweep that involved 18 searches in Fairfield, Vacaville, Suisun City and Dixon.
Source: Daily Republic    Date: January 27, 2016
http://www.dailyrepublic.com/...

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