To Live and Die in Oceanside
Protection, protection, protection. Dereck, 13, attends Jefferson Middle School. Next year he’ll go to Oceanside High. “I don’t need protection from a gang,” Dereck says. “God’s my protection.” But what about the pressure from your peers?
Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush of immigrants to US from Central America
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Many immigrants flooding across the border from Mexico into the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America. Experts, however, say those gangs are a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back ...
Four Oceanside teens charged in alleged anti-gay attack in Babylon
Four Oceanside teenagers – two of whom are the younger ... Battaglia and Shane Buckley with two counts of third-degree assault as a hate crime and second-degree gang assault. Justin Buckley was only charged with two counts of third-degree assault as ...
Gang Violence In San Diego's North County - What's Being Done?
Joining me to talk about the investigation into the murders at Libby Lake Park and efforts to control North County gangs are my guest, Captain Ray Beckler, an investigator with Oceanside police department. Welcome. BECKLER: Thank you very much. CAVANAUGH ...
Gangs are a part of life for Oceanside students
Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series about gangs in Oceanside and how the city, neighborhoods and schools deal with the problem. In this story, several high school students talked about the daily challenges they face in dealing with gangs.