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Police get lion's share of Desert Hot Springs spending (Desert Hot Springs, CA): While crime has been an ongoing issue in Desert Hot Springs, the city recently has seen fewer gang and violent crimes.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: November 17, 2013

Gang reduction, common core funding are topics at Lodi Unified School District meeting (Lodi, CA): A city of Lodi representative will report on efforts to reduce gang activity through outreach toward at-risk youth at Tuesday’s Lodi Unified School District board meeting.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 17, 2013

Wanted gang member arrested after Santa Rosa pursuit (Santa Rosa, CA): A 20-year-old Santa Rosa man wanted on gang and weapons charges led police on a chase through the heart of the city early Sunday before authorities stopped him by forcing a crash that sent his silver Chevy Monte Carlo spinning.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: November 17, 2013

Gang rivalry sparks fight between Red Bluff teens (Red Bluff, CA): Two teens were arrested Friday after what police say is a fight between the two stemming from a gang rivalry.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: November 16, 2013

Group holds 'youth summit' to help decrease gang violence (Oakland, CA): A non-profit group was taking a unique approach to violence prevention in Oakland Saturday by bringing together at risk young people from some of the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 16, 2013

19 arrested during Pomona gang sweep (Pomona, CA): "Whatever it takes." That's what Pomona Mayor Elliot Rothman said Sunday after it was reported that 19 people were arrested during a gang sweep across the city.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: November 16, 2013

Reputed gang member convicted in 2008 triple slaying (Los Angeles County, CA): A man authorities say is a Gardena gang member was found guilty this week of murdering three people and attempting to kill a fourth in a 2008 shooting in Hawthorne.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 15, 2013

Gang member convicted in popular teen's murder (Santa Monica, CA): A well-known gang member has been convicted in the 2006 murders of a popular Santa Monica high school student and another man, police announced Thursday.
Source: SantaMonicaPatch    Date: November 15, 2013

Suspected gang member killed in shootout with Long Beach police (Long Beach, CA): A suspected gang member is dead after a shootout with Long Beach police on West Anaheim Street on Sunday, Nov. 10, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
Source: Signal Tribune Newspaper    Date: November 15, 2013

Visalia homicide victim was trying to get out of gangs (Visalia, CA): A deadly shooting Thursday that took the life of a man trying to get out of gangs is prompting some north Visalia residents to call for more programs to combat gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: November 15, 2013

Conviction upheld in Yuba City murder (Yuba City, CA): A state appeals court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a Yuba City gang member. Jose Luis Cervantes, 27, was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison in 2011 after a Sutter County jury found him guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and active participation in a criminal street gang in connection with the 2004 killing of Jose Chavez, 16, a "wannabe" member of a rival gang.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: November 15, 2013

San Jose Police Chief: "I apologize to our citizens" for gang-crime stats (San Jose, CA): "I apologize." That’s what San Jose’s chief of police said Friday after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed the department playing a numbers game with crime statistics, misleading the public about a decline in gang-related homicides.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 15, 2013

Second suspect arrested in gang-related incident (Napa, CA): A second suspect wanted in connection with a a gang-related incident reported Friday in the 100 block of Homewood Avenue in Napa has been arrested, police said.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: November 14, 2013

Reputed gang member convicted in 2006 killing of Santa Monica teen (Santa Monica, CA): A reputed gang member was convicted of the 2006 killings of a popular Santa Monica High School student and a man who was gunned down at a city park, police said Thursday night.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 14, 2013

Ash Kalra to San Jose PD: Explain gang crime stats (San Jose, CA): San Jose Councilmember Ash Kalra wants the San Jose Police Department to explain and update its gang crime statistics. The District 2 councilmember submitted a request to the Rules Committee today asking the item be put on the city council's agenda before the year's end.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 14, 2013

Authorities investigate Highland Park stabbing (Los Angeles, CA): Police Wednesday released the identity of a man stabbed to death in what they describe as a gang-related killing in Highland Park.
Source: EGP News    Date: November 14, 2013

Man convicted in 2012 gang-related shooting in east Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): A man charged with a gang-related murder was convicted Tuesday. Jose Melgoza was convicted of first-degree murder of Trinidad Ortiz, said District Attorney Lisa Green.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: November 13, 2013

Two gang members arrested in central Fresno carjacking (Fresno, CA): Two Bulldog gang members are in custody after a central Fresno carjacking, police say.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 13, 2013

Man arrested in connection with attempted gang fight (Napa, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempting to incite a gang-related fight in the 100 block of Homewood Avenue in Napa, police said. The incident was reported at 9:40 p.m.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: November 12, 2013

New effort aims protect San Lorenzo students targeted by criminals (Ashland, CA): Students making the mile-long trek down Ashland Avenue on their way home or to a nearby youth center all too frequently cross paths with gang members, thieves and bullies.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 12, 2013

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