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Report: Gang violence affecting tourism in Monterey County (Salinas, CA): Gang violence on the Central Coast has been categorized in many ways over the years, even identified as a public health epidemic for the number of young men killed due to gangs.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: May 10, 2013

Fresno gang members are using arson for intimidation (Fresno, CA): Fresno police are following a disturbing new trend. They say gang members are using flames as a fear factor.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 9, 2013

Teen to be tried as adult (Stockton, CA): A 14-year-old boy is being tried as an adult on charges of attempted murder for a Stockton gang-related shooting. And Stockton police are warning gangsters that if they don't stop such violence, they, too, will face tough consequences.
Source: The Record    Date: May 8, 2013

Hearing in north Modesto gang slaying postponed (Modesto, CA): A judge Wednesday postponed an arraignment hearing for eight defendants charged with murder in connection with the death of a 20-year-old man in north Modesto.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 8, 2013

Two men injured in nightime knife attack at Healdsburg High School (Healdsburg, CA): Two men were stabbed Tuesday night at Healdsburg High School in what officials are calling a rare incident of gang violence in the community. "We are not immune. We wish we were," said City Councilman Gary Plass, a retired Healdsburg Police sergeant. "It does raise its ugly head occasionally."
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 8, 2013

Mistrial as Sacramento jurors deadlock on 2011 gang killing (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento judge declared a mistrial in a murder case Monday when a Superior Court jury failed to reach a verdict in a fatal gang shooting outside a south-area nightclub two years ago.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 7, 2013

Exporting Los Angeles gang reduction strategies to Central America (Los Angeles, CA): Can the gang reduction strategies in Los Angeles that are credited, in part, for helping decrease gang-related crimes work in Central America? That's what international policy experts and social workers hope.
Source: SCPR News    Date: May 7, 2013

Napa County Commission taking inventory on groups to reduce gangs, youth violence (Napa Valley, CA): The Napa County Gang & Youth Violence Commission, a commission of the Board of Supervisors, is preparing an inventory of community programs and resources aimed at reducing gang activity and youth violence.
Source: NapaValleyPatch    Date: May 7, 2013

Weekend crime sweep includes murder suspects (Stockton, CA): Law enforcement officers arrested dozens of people and seized drugs and numerous firearms in a two-day violence suppression mission that ended Saturday.
Source: The Record    Date: May 6, 2013

East Palo Alto looks to quell violence (East Palo Alto, CA): A brazen daytime shooting in East Palo Alto on Sunday that injured a 6-year-old girl and her grandmother is the most recent indicator of an uptick in violent crime that authorities said they hope to quash.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 6, 2013

Freeway shooting 'gang-related'; Sycuan Tribe offering $50K reward (La Mesa, CA): La Mesa police said Monday afternoon, that a shooting incident from early Sunday morning on Interstate 8 near SR-125, in which 22-year-old Xusha Brown, Jr., of El Cajon was killed, was likely gang-related.
Source: LaMesa-MountHelixPatch    Date: May 6, 2013

Trial set for man accused of killing young dad (Riverside, CA): Jury selection is expected to wrap up next week for the trial of a Riverside gang member accused of gunning down a 23-year-old father of three in a racially motivated attack that could land the alleged shooter on death row if he's convicted.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: May 4, 2013

One hurt in gang-related shooting in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Police were investigating a gang-motivated shooting that left one person injured Friday in Watsonville.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 4, 2013

Sacramento sheriff's tracking gangs via YouTube (Sacramento County, CA): Since two of Sacramento's largest rival gangs entered a virtual battlefield last month by posting back and forth videos to Youtube, the Sheriff's Department has made several arrests.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: May 3, 2013

As Modesto gangs spill more blood, answers get more elusive (Modesto, CA): Gangs are on the rise. Hardly a day goes by without some report of a deadly confrontation, revenge shooting, gang sweep or gang members in court for a variety of vicious acts that made headlines much more rarely a decade or two ago.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 2, 2013

Gang member guilty of killing O'side teen (Vista, CA): A teenage gang member was found guilty Thursday of murder in the shooting death of another teen in an Oceanside neighborhood with a history of gang violence.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 2, 2013

Two arrested for gang shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Two suspects are in custody for a gang-related shooting in Fresno. 21-year-old David Garcia was arrested Monday and a 16-year-old boy was taken into custody on Tuesday.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: May 1, 2013

Two appear in court to face murder charges in 2010 death of 6-year-old boy (Salinas, CA): One man was arraigned and another entered a plea Wednesday in Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas in the 2010 murder of a 6-year-old boy, a deputy district attorney said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: May 1, 2013

Fresno police: Gang violence led to homicide near Fresno State (Fresno, CA): A homicide Tuesday evening near Fresno State was related to gang violence in southwest Fresno, police say.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 30, 2013

North Oakland "domestic terrorists" found guilty of three murders (Oakland, CA): Four North Oakland gang members labeled "domestic terrorists" by a prosecutor were found guilty Monday of killing three people in a string of events sparked by a revenge murder of a gang rival's brother.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: April 29, 2013

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