The forums, which will take place over the next several weeks, will give residents the chance to air their concerns about the violence and advise the city about how to stem gang activity in their neighborhoods, according to Mario Maciel, spokesman for the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force.
One of three men who were shot at a Vietnamese restaurant in San Jose on Monday night died early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.
A 21-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of opening fire outside a Salinas taco shop during a pre-dawn gang brawl, killing three people and injuring four others in the city that has seen 10 killings in 12 days.
A member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang has accepted a plea deal, just as he and a member of a rival gang were about to go on trial for murder charges stemming from a 2011 shootout at a northern Nevada casino.
A 17-year-old boy suffered a minor leg injury when shots were fired into a car that was stopped at a red light at an intersection near downtown San Rafael on Tuesday evening, a police spokeswoman said.
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Two men were stabbed on the Healdsburg High School tennis courts Tuesday night by suspects who yelled gang epithets at them, police said.
North Bay law enforcement agencies are becoming increasingly concerned about a white supremacist gang which appears to be growing both in terms of size and territory, according to the Santa Rosa Police Department.
Police are searching for 22-year-old Santa Rosa resident Eric Diaz-Pineda who crashed a vehicle with his infant son aboard while attempting to evade police in Santa Rosa on Friday evening.
A college student visiting family during his spring break was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Mission District early Saturday morning. Friends and family members describe Jacob Valdiviezo as an honor student and a star athlete.