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on May 21, 2010

The Oakland police arrested 26 suspected gang members after a crackdown yesterday, reports the Associated Press. Police say they arrested these 26 people while serving warrants on Thursday targeting the so-called “Ghost Town” gang. The arrests come after four months of undercover investigations and gathering intelligence on the gang.

If you like checking out souped up lowriders, head out to the “Chrome & Cops 4 Kids” benefit car and motorcycle show where a big collection of lowriders will be on display this Sunday, May 23, at Bob Dron Harley-Davidson—151  Hegenberger Rd., Oakland, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Oakland Police Athletic League.

Nine California hospitals face fines for security lapses, according to Top News. Among those was Alameda County Medical Center and Highland Hospital. The state Department of Public Health fined Highland Hospital $75,000 for a medication error that caused the death of a patient last October.

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