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Antioch gang member gets life for 2011 slaying of Oakley teen (Martinez, CA): An Antioch gang member will spend the rest of his life in prison for the gang-motivated fatal shooting a 16-year-old boy at an Antioch house party two years ago.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 16, 2013

Gang members break into house after being evicted (Los Angeles, CA): A group of gang members who were recently evicted from a vacant house they had trashed near the border of Highland Park and Eagle Rock was broken into the night before community members helped clean it up this past Monday.
Source: EagleRockPatch    Date: August 15, 2013

District Attorney Ramos releases film and statement on gangs and graffiti (San Bernardino, CA): Unfortunately, gang graffiti is a problem that various communities throughout the county must endure. Gangs use graffiti to glorify the gang and mark their territory, mourn fallen members, create a sense of intimidation within the community and challenge rival gangs.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: August 15, 2013

Rash of drive-by shootings has Lodi on edge (Lodi, CA): Five drive-by shootings have taken place in Lodi within the past 15 days. The Lodi Police Department said Thursday the shootings could be gang-related.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: August 15, 2013

Watsonville juvenile charged as an adult in Murray Street drive-by (Santa Cruz, CA): A 15-year-old Watsonville juvenile is being charged as an adult along with three other men in the Saturday drive-by shooting on Murray Street.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: August 14, 2013

Sheriff: Six of seven arrested in Sacramento Co. gang bust related (Sacamento County, CA): Two fully-automatic weapons, a sawed-off shotgun, three other firearms, body armor, meth, cocaine and paraphernalia indicative of gang involvement were among the items seized during arrests in three counties made by a gang suppression unit Tuesday.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: August 14, 2013

Murray Street shooters appear in court (Santa Cruz, CA): The four men suspected of the gang-related shooting a 15-year-old male as he walked in the Seabright area of Santa Cruz Saturday made their first court appearance Wednesday, where they were assigned public defenders but did not enter pleas.
Source: Register-Pajaronian     Date: August 14, 2013

Youth violence commission warns of funding challenges (Napa County, CA): Public awareness and education remain at the heart of the Napa County Gang and Youth Violence Commission’s work as it enters its third year of existence trying to reduce gang activity and youth violence throughout the county.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: August 13, 2013

Gang member charged with murder in Olive Street slaying (Santa Barbara, CA): A 20-year-old gang member was arrested early Tuesday in connection with a shooting death on Olive Street in February, according to the Santa Barbara Police Department.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: August 13, 2013

Mother of teen killed in apparent case of mistaken identity pleads for end to gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): A local mother is pleading for an end to gang violence after her son was allegedly shot by gang members in an apparent case of mistaken identity.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: August 12, 2013

Gang members sentenced to 16 years for beating death (Santa Barbara, CA): Closing out the final chapter in the murder case against four Eastside gang members — charged with beating Milpas Street shopkeeper George Ied to death in October 2010 — defendants Miguel Parra and Steven Santana were sentenced Monday to 16 years in state prison.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: August 12, 2013

Simi Valley gang-related shooting hospitalizes teen (Simi Valley, CA): A 19-year-old Simi Valley man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in the arm and abdomen.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 12, 2013

Gang member admits ramming car of former associate (Santa Rosa, CA): The vice president of Santa Rosa's Barbarian Brotherhood gang pleaded guilty Monday to ramming the car of a former associate, Sonoma County District Attorney's Officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 12, 2013

Gang shooting in Watts kills one, wounds another (Los Angeles, CA): One man was shot to death and another injured early Sunday morning in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2013

Police arrest four in drive-by shooting of 15-year-old Saturday morning (Santa Cruz, CA): Police arrested four alleged gang members Saturday, hours after they reportedly shot a 15-year-old on Murray Street off Seabright Avenue at 1:30 a.m.
Source: SantaCruzPatch    Date: August 10, 2013

Gang member convicted in 2012 shooting (Hanford, CA): Jurors on Friday convicted a Lemoore man of attempting to shoot an ex-gang member in broad daylight.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: August 10, 2013

Violence Interrupted: Salinas outreach workers pound pavement to quell gang violence (Salinas, CA): Something was up. Boys sprinting through a Salinas park is one thing, but this group of teens seemed to be running a kid down. The Interrupter knew something was wrong. "They're after him," thought the Interrupter, who'd just pulled up in his car.
Source: Monterey County Weekly    Date: August 9, 2013

Gang member sentenced to life (Orange County, CA): A Fountain Valley man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the 1995 death of a fellow Vietnamese street gang member.
Source: Daily Pilot    Date: August 9, 2013

Violent crimes prompt gang sweep (Jurupa Valley, CA): A spate of violent crimes by a Jurupa Valley-area gang in the past two months prompted the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department to conduct a parole and probation sweep Thursday, Aug. 8, that resulted in 18 arrests or citations.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 9, 2013

North Bay gang suspect accused of attacking man with hedge trimmer (San Rafael, CA): A San Rafael man was arrested Thursday on allegations he brandished a shotgun in a gang-related fight and attacked a man with a hedge trimmer.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 9, 2013

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