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Gangs in Santa Barbara

Gang Injunction Who’s Who

A glimpse at the bad and seemingly good. Read story.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Gang Injunction Targets Speak Out, Part 3

In Youth CineMedia videos, they claim they were unfairly named in the city's filing. Read story.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Gang Prevention Coordinator Gives Talk

Coordinator says schools and police could cooperate better. Read story.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Gang Injunction Targets Speak Out, Part 2

In Youth CineMedia videos, they claim they were unfairly named in the city's filing. Read story.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Gang Injunction Targets Speak Out

In Youth CineMedia videos, they claim they were unfairly named in the city's filing. Read story.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ganging Up on Gangs

Officials publicly announce injunction. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Four Found Guilty in 2007 Murder Case

Jury convicts group of Eastside gang members who stabbed a 16-year-old rival to death. Read story.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Gang Injunctions to Be Filed Soon

City Attorney expects 25 to 30 to be targeted. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Jury Still Deliberating in Mize Trial

A Santa Barbara jury was, as of the morning of 3/2, in its third day deliberating the fates of Ruben Mize, Bryan Medinilla, Ricardo Nava, and Raul Diaz. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Jury Begins Mize Trial Deliberations

Four Eastside gang members face murder and attempted murder charges. Read story.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Stabbing on the Westside

Police allege the confrontation was gang related. Read story.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Brother Testifies Against Brother

Ruben Mize, an Eastside gang member accused—along with Bryan Medinilla, Ricardo Nava, and Raul Diaz—in the 2007 murder of Lorenzo Carachure, saw his older brother Robert Martinez testify against him this week. Read story.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Treating Gang Violence

Dr. Gus takes helm of South Coast anti-gang efforts. Read story.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Mize and Crew on Trial Again

Prosecuting and defense attorneys deliver their opening statements. Read story.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Murder Retrial Set to Begin

Jury selection is complete, and opening statements are scheduled for January 31. Read story.

Monday, January 24, 2011
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