Gang Prevention

Santa Rosa Gang Task Force Unveils Prevention Plan At Conference

Details of the initiative were disclosed just before the California Cities Gang Prevention Network’s annual two-day conference in Santa Rosa, which was happening Thursday and Friday.


Downtown San Jose

San Jose At-Risk Youth Get Clean Slate, Chance for New Life

In addition to getting their tattoos removed, the Clean Slate program gives students eight weeks of life skills classes – learning everything from how to speak well to building a resume.


A skateboarder performs a manuever. (City of East Palo Alto)

East Palo Alto Opens Its First Skate Park

East Palo Alto is celebrating the opening of its first skate park – a facility intended to help reduce youth violence in the area.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

White House Interested In San Jose’s Gang Intervention Program

Officials with both the City of San Jose and the San Jose Police Department were invited to share what the city is doing to reduce gang activity.


Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

San Jose To Address Violence At Gang Prevention Task Force Meeting

2011 got off to a violent start in San Jose, with six murders within the first few weeks of January.



Oakland Grade-Schoolers Graduate From Anti-Gang Program

More than 100 Oakland fifth-graders will graduate from a gang prevention program Friday, the Oakland Unified School District said.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010