San Francisco police swept through the city Wednesday, making 70 arrests on outstanding warrants as part of the department’s effort to reduce violence.
Agents have made more than 100 arrests in the most recent action by California authorities to dismantle gangs in the state.
Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have made more than 2,900 arrests of convicted criminal immigrants nationwide. In Northern California, 186 were arrested.
Miguel Montero hit a two-run double and had three RBIs to support Josh Collmenter’s strong seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Carlos Beltran hit two homers to give him 300 for his career and Tim Lincecum ended a three-start winless stretch as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Wednesday to complete a rare sweep in this rivalry.
Madison Bumgarner won his fourth straight start, Pablo Sandoval doubled home the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
David DeJesus and Ryan Sweeney each drove in two runs, Hideki Matsui doubled three times and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with an 8-3 victory Sunday.
Two suspects are in custody and two others remain at large following an armed carjacking Monday in West Oakland neighborhood and then an officer-involved shooting in East Oakland.
East Palo Alto police were conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing crackdown on gang activity.
Landon Powell hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, his first homer of the season, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep at home of the defending World Series champs.