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Marin County Fair (credit: marincountyfair.org)

Marin Supervisors Approve County Fair Dress Code Aimed At Gang Members

The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally adopted a dress code policy targeting gang members at the upcoming County Fair. But some are concerned the policy could lead to racial profiling.

06/18/2013

Defendants who were indicted in connection with activities by the Nuestra Familia criminal street gang in Santa Clara County. (Santa Clara County DA's Office)

31 Arrested In Massive South Bay Gang Sweep Appear In Court

Thirty-one alleged members or associates of the Nuestra Familia gang sat in chains and handcuffs at the Hall of Justice in a courtroom crowded with their friends, relatives and attorneys for both sides.

06/13/2013

Defendants who were indicted in connection with activities by the Nuestra Familia criminal street gang in Santa Clara County. (Santa Clara County DA's Office)

Mass Indictments Expected To Cut Down Gilroy Gang Activity

Gilroy police said they expect to see a drop in gang-related crimes because of the massive grand jury indictment of violent gang members on Thursday.

06/13/2013

Suspects named in the largest gang indictment in Santa Clara County history (Santa Clara DA's Office)

48 Face Charges In Largest Ever Santa Clara County Gang Indictment

Grand jury indictments were handed down against 48 suspected members of the Nuestra Familia gang in Santa Clara County on Tuesday.

06/11/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Man Hospitalized In Suspected Gang Shooting

A man was shot near an East San Jose elementary school early Friday evening and after-school programs there are on lockdown, police said.

05/31/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police To Saturate Gang Hot Spots After 4th Homicide This Week

In response to a recent spate of four homicides, San Jose police were deploying extra units of special operations and gang suppression officers this weekend.

05/30/2013

East Palo Alto police on the scene of a drive-by shooting near the McDonald's on Bay Road and University Avenue on May 5, 2013. (CBS)

27 Arrests Made In East Palo Alto Crime Crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency in the city, patrol units have made 27 arrests in a crackdown focused on the Norteno street gang, officials announced Saturday.

05/29/2013

Community Boards assists San Francisco residents conflict resolution everyday. (Community Boards)

Community Corner: San Francisco Peacemakers Honored

Community Boards has been providing conflict resolution and mediation to San Francisco residents, nonprofits, and businesses for the past 37 years. It’s the first and longest-running public mediation program in the United States.
Every year this nonprofit organization identifies local peacemakers who have made a significant difference in their community.

05/26/2013

An East Palo Alto crime scene (CBS)

East Palo Alto Police Chief Wants Meeting With Gang Leaders

East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis is preparing to call in gang members who may have been involved in a deadly shooting last weekend, which claimed the life of a 16-year-old.

05/22/2013

15-year-old Jose Quinonez died in a shooting in East Palo Alto on May 19, 2013. (CBS)

East Palo Alto Police Chief Declaring ‘Crime Emergency’

Following the recent violence in East Palo Alto, culminating in Sunday’s killing of a teenager, police Chief Ronald Davis is calling a “crime emergency” for the department, which will take effect on Tuesday.

05/20/2013

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