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Lodi crime concerns shift to drugs, property (Lodi, CA): A group of about 50 Lodi residents attended a town hall meeting Thursday night and indicated that their concerns about crime have shifted from gang violence in 2011 to property and drug crimes in 2013.
Source: The Record    Date: June 21, 2013

Police announce new gang crackdown following death of teen (San Jose, CA): In the wake of the murder Thursday of a 16-year-old boy in broad daylight by gang members, San Jose police today announced a new plan to tackle the spike in violence, including the creation of a gang suppression unit.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 21, 2013

SJ police outline plan to suppress gang violence (San Jose, CA): The San Jose Police Department Friday announced a new plan to deploy extra officers this summer to suppress gang violence that has claimed eight lives this year, including a teen boy on Thursday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 21, 2013

Teen, 16, sentenced in South LA street shooting that killed 1-year-old boy, wounded father (Los Angeles, CA): A 16-year-old gang member was sentenced Friday to 90 years to life in prison for killing a 1-year-old boy who was shot as the toddler lay in his father’s arms on a South Los Angeles street.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 21, 2013

Shifting policies toward youth violence has long history in Santa Monica (Santa Monica, CA): Over the past 13 years, Santa Monica has spent millions of dollars to build and sustain a robust network of nonprofits and school-related programs in an attempt to curb youth violence.
Source: Santa Monica Lookout    Date: June 20, 2013

The LAPD and the Watts Bears are curtailing gang activity (Los Angeles, CA): There are several layers to youth football. Learning the fundamentals of the game; building a strong work ethic to achieve a goal; working as part of a team instead of being an individual; learning how to deal with the ups and downs of winning and losing.
Source: Los Angeles Sentinel    Date: June 20, 2013

City staffers mentoring local teens for eight weeks (Santa Clarita, CA): The City's Anti-Gang Task Force's P.O.W.E.R. (Peers on Their Way to Everlasting Rediscovery) male mentoring program began Tuesday, June 11, and for eight weeks, nine male teens will participate in mentoring, work experience, Work-It-Out sessions, and excursions.
Source: SCVNews.com    Date: June 20, 2013

Three suspects arrested in San Jose homicide (San Jose, CA): Police have arrested three suspects in connection with the fatal gang-related stabbing of a 56-year-old man in East San Jose last week.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 19, 2013

Suspected fugitive gang member faces charges in 1999 O.C. shootout (Orange County, CA): A suspected fugitive gang member who had been living in Virginia is now facing charges in the 1999 killing of a 16-year-old gang member during a drive-by shootout with rivals in Orange County, prosecutors said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 19, 2013

Gang graffiti could spark violence (Salinas, CA): Aside from it's unpleasing aesthetic qualities certain types of graffiti are actually sparking violence in Salinas. The Salinas Violent Suppression Unit is out on the streets daily, trying to prevent any violence that can occur and for them it means filing a police report when officers see gran graffiti.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: June 19, 2013

Four arrested in deadly January stabbing, deemed gang-related (San Jose, CA): Homicide detectives say they have solved a deadly January stabbing and are calling the victim an innocent man who had the bad luck of crossing the paths of four gang members looking to rob someone at random.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 19, 2013

San Jose police arrest three suspects in the gang-motivated stabbing death of Gregorio Ogana (San Jose, CA): Police on Saturday arrested three people, including a 17-year-old boy, suspected in what they say was a gang-motivated stabbing death of a 56-year-old man on the city's East Side last week.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 19, 2013

Gang member convicted in West Sac murder (West Sacramento, CA): A member of the "Broderick Boy's" and "Northern Ryder" street gangs was found guilty in the killing of another gang member in West Sacramento, the District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: June 18, 2013

City Attorney seeks court injunction against six Echo Park area gangs (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Carmen Trutanich said today his office is seeking a court injunction designed to limit the activities of six rival gangs across much of Echo Park, Elysian Valley as well as a portion of Silver Lake .
Source: The Eastsider    Date: June 18, 2013

Yuba City Norteños busted in 11-house raid (Yuba City, CA): Efforts to "cut the head off the snake" of a Yuba City street gang coalesced Tuesday when police stormed 11 Yuba-Sutter houses looking for gang members who advertised their membership in rap videos they posted online.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: June 18, 2013

Deputies investigate fatal gang-related shooting in Waterford (Waterford, CA) : A 20-year-old Waterford man died early Tuesday after being shot in Waterford in what investigators are calling a gang-related incident.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: June 18, 2013

Pico neighborhood comes together at Sunday vigil (Santa Monica, CA): Santa Monica's Pico neighborhood youth, parents, and community leaders held a vigil and procession Sunday evening to bring healing to the community. It was held in response to the rash of shootings and the persistence of gang related homicide in the neighborhood.
Source: Santa Monica Mirror    Date: June 17, 2013

Gang member arrested during probation search (Napa, CA): Two gang members were arrested Saturday evening in the 1300 block of Tallac Street after police officers found them associating with other gang members, according to Napa police.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: June 17, 2013

Guns seized by Fresno police (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police have cracked down on gang activity after recent threats made against their officers. Chief Jerry Dyer said they received tips that gang members would be making false 911 calls to try to get officers into their neighborhoods to ambush them.
Source: KMJNOW News    Date: June 17, 2013

Police find stolen pistol in car after gang disturbance (Reedley, CA): Reedley Police recovered a stolen gun and imitation narcotics on Sunday, June 16, after a gang-related disturbance was reported at the Meadowbrook apartments in the 600 block of North Haney Avenue.
Source: The Reedley Exponent    Date: June 17, 2013

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