Gilroy police arrested seven suspected members of the Norteno gang over the last three days.
Community activists Thursday criticized Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s bid to seek an injunction against 41 alleged members of the Nortenos gang, saying that it would result in racial profiling of young Latino men.
Aggressive police work and community involvement have led to a significant downturn in gang violence within the last 10 months, according to Watsonville Police.
A third suspect was to be arraigned Monday in connection with the shooting of a Fremont police officer in Oakland three weeks ago.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) _ A Solano County judge has permanently barred the Nortenos street gang from the city of Fairfield.