More raids target North Richmond gang

Nov 14, 2008 Full story: Contra Costa Times 18

Less than 24 hours after massive police raids targeted central Richmond's most prolific street gang, a second operation targeting Deep-C's chief rivals sent teams of well-armored police into neighboring North ...

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tahoecruiser1

El Sobrante, CA

#1 Nov 22, 2008
And you have to love OUR mayor. She expressed concern about the "collateral Damage" that might be done by these raids. Yep, citizens seeing "BAD GUYS" getting arrested might just send out young folks the wrong message. Geez, I think maybe she is more worried about people choking to death on Chevron smoke or the environmental impact of bringing more Hondas into the port than she is of persons being intimated by gangs and perhaps dying via gunfire. Yep, sounds real logical to me
witdashit

San Lorenzo, CA

#2 Nov 29, 2008
They claim this was supposed to be some sort of helpful operation for the community. When in all reality was it really? One of the young men they went after mothers house was targeted. They threw tear gas in her house which was occupied by her disabled daughter who was on a ventillator.
San Pablo Sam

San Francisco, CA

#3 Nov 30, 2008
witdashit wrote:
They claim this was supposed to be some sort of helpful operation for the community. When in all reality was it really? One of the young men they went after mothers house was targeted. They threw tear gas in her house which was occupied by her disabled daughter who was on a ventillator.
It is a helpful operation for the community! Some of us would like to not be prisoners in our own homes, afraid even to walk the streets in daylight in fear of stinking little bastards with guns ready to shoot us if we don't turn over our valuables fast enough, quite possibly shoot us even if we do comply. Our houses burglarized, our cars stolen, neighborhoods trashed by thse punks! Of course with that cultural rot called "hip hop" glorifying gangs and these "turds with legs" thugs and condoning every uncivil and criminal act up to and including murder what can we expect! The more raids the better in my humble opinion. Those that complain probably are safe and secure in the hills, they sure as hell aren't here in the flatlands of Shit City! As far as that woman with the gangsta son who had some tear gas blasted into her house she probably didn't want to open the door for the cops. What happened to her daughter was unfortunate but no big deal. She'll get over it, it's not like she's dead or anything! Protect your punk kids and expect to pay the price! I hope there will be more raids to sweep these turds off the street and flush them down the toilet with the other shit. Maybe someday Richmond will be a good place to live once again! For now I say job well done!
VALENCiA

United States

#4 Dec 5, 2008
haha you continue to make me laugh San Pablo Sam.
if you live in fear youre a coward. dont live in fear, the fearful are easy targets for them. move past your fear and just be aware. thats all. trust me i see the trash all the time and all of that, but thats not your problem, thats the cities, you jus worry bout your family and home, and car. if you r so concerned get a security system, or get decorative bars on your windows n door, i have that on my home, and my home is still nice.
hip hop isnt trash. and you call urself humble?? my a**. you are not humble! those that complain are in the hills?? so is that where u r?? cuz ur a very ignorant complainer in my opinion.
and as for the lady with the tear gas in her home, how can you say no big deal? alot of parents tell their kids to go when they get involved in that sort of stuff. so was there even any proof he was stayin there? and if so why wasnt he there when they tear gased it? see innocent ppl being victimized by the police.
if you are soo concerned bout ur safety then move, get security on ur house n car, dont walk the streets, or do something other than complain!
cuz none of us care bout ur fears and phobias! living in fear gets you further back in life, not ahead.
San Pablo Sam

San Francisco, CA

#5 Dec 5, 2008
Don't tell me to move you skanky ghetto hoe! I will live anywhere I want and have the absolute right to complain about if I like. Hip hop is indeed garbage for the reasons mentioned above although I can understand why you like it because it glorifies gangs and punks and ghetto trash like yourself. The people are being victimized by the trash you defend not the police no matter what you say. The only phobias are yours regarding the cops. I also have a right to walk the streets in safety not that I would expect any illiterate like yourself to understand that.
VALENCiA

United States

#6 Dec 6, 2008
youre correct you have the right to remain ignorant.
Bubba

San Francisco, CA

#7 Dec 6, 2008
VALENCiA wrote:
youre correct you have the right to remain ignorant.
If you want to see someone REALLY ignorant I would suggest you just look in the mirror! After reading your semi-literate to illiterate comments above I can only ask is our education system really that bad or are you just an 8th grade dropout?
VALENCiA

United States

#8 Dec 7, 2008
haha sweetie, im a bright girl. im not a cheap bastard going to these dumb public schools, i went to a great private school and graduated at 16. youre a sorry excuse of a man. grow up.
Bubba

San Francisco, CA

#9 Dec 7, 2008
VALENCiA wrote:
haha sweetie, im a bright girl. im not a cheap bastard going to these dumb public schools, i went to a great private school and graduated at 16. youre a sorry excuse of a man. grow up.
The mind truly boggles if you really are a graduate of a "great" private school! You are a sorry excuse for our education system be it private or public but I guess if young people sit on their dead asses all day playing video games, texting silly messages and listening to that illiterate, violence provoking cultural rot called "hip hop" there is only so much our schools can do. You also have the factor of all these not too bright welfare single mothers on crack trying to raise their kids while "my baby's daddy" is out there chasing other young pussy, smoking dope, babbling incoherently about "motherf***ers" and robbing liquor stores. Ah yes...life in "da hood"! Isn't it wonderful! Oh yeah I forgot..."it's all about respect!" Yeah right! LOL
VALENCiA

United States

#10 Dec 7, 2008
HAHA CHiLD, BEFORE YOU SPEAK ON MY LiFE, KNOW SOMETHiNG. MY PARENTS ARE TOGETHER AND HAVE BEEN TOGETHER FOR THE LAST 26YEARS, THEYVE NEVER BEEN iNCARCERATED, NEVER SMOKED NOR DO THEY DRiNK. iVE NEVER HAD A PENNY FROM WELFARE EiTHER. SO BEFORE YOU CLUMP ME iN WiTH YOUR LiL STEREOTYPE GET YOUR SHiTT STRAiGHT. i HAVE NEVER PLAYED A ViDEOGAME, i HAVE BETTER THiNGS TO DO. AND TEXTING AND MUSiC DONT MAKE YOU STUPiD. AND BiTCHH i NEVER SAiD NOTHiN BOUT RESPECT, i COULD CARELESS iF YOU RESPECT ME. SO SWEETiE, GO ON AND TALK YOUR SHiTT, SEE WHERE YOU END UP iN LiFE =]
HAVE A GREAT DAY BABYY
Bubba

San Francisco, CA

#11 Dec 7, 2008
VALENCiA wrote:
HAHA CHiLD, BEFORE YOU SPEAK ON MY LiFE, KNOW SOMETHiNG. MY PARENTS ARE TOGETHER AND HAVE BEEN TOGETHER FOR THE LAST 26YEARS, THEYVE NEVER BEEN iNCARCERATED, NEVER SMOKED NOR DO THEY DRiNK. iVE NEVER HAD A PENNY FROM WELFARE EiTHER. SO BEFORE YOU CLUMP ME iN WiTH YOUR LiL STEREOTYPE GET YOUR SHiTT STRAiGHT. i HAVE NEVER PLAYED A ViDEOGAME, i HAVE BETTER THiNGS TO DO. AND TEXTING AND MUSiC DONT MAKE YOU STUPiD. AND BiTCHH i NEVER SAiD NOTHiN BOUT RESPECT, i COULD CARELESS iF YOU RESPECT ME. SO SWEETiE, GO ON AND TALK YOUR SHiTT, SEE WHERE YOU END UP iN LiFE =]
HAVE A GREAT DAY BABYY
CHILD would you start REALLY reading my posts? I was not clumping YOU into those stereotypes but if you don't think those things I mentioned are a major problem in "da hood" and with the people you are so righteously defending you are even more ignorant than I thought you were! My congratulations to your parents too on their long relationship and very commendable lifestyle.

As for hip hop it may not make you stupid but it certainly sends the wrong message to impressionable young people. When you ignore your education with non-essential and sometimes trivial things like web surfing, music, texting, cell phones, video games, etc....yeah it does make you stupid and there is adequate evidence that we are turning out some of the stupidest people on the planet! BITCHH I never said you said anything about respect but "It's all about respect!" is a common sentiment from people who wouldn't know respect if it hit them in their big fat, stupid ass!

Now your parents are people who really deserve respect as do the MAJORITY of people of ALL races even in our poorest neighborhoods. There is a MINORITY of people (again of ALL races!) who just aren't worth a shit though, never have been and never will be! Those are the people I am condemning and if you don't understand that I don't know what more that I can say. The sad part is the number of these dumb ass violent punks seems to be rapidly increasing.

Unlike some people I don't talk shit but I have ended up very nicely in life thank you very much! Have a great day yourself BABY! LOL
VALENCiA

United States

#12 Dec 8, 2008
HAHA HAVE i EVER AGREED WiTH WAT SOME OF THEM ARE DOiN?? NO. i KNOW iTS NOT RiGHT TO ROB, KiLL, LiVE OFF WELFARE AND ALL THAT B.S.
i NEVER AGREED WiT iT AT ALL. i KNOW iTS WRONG BUT WHATS iT TO ME? i COULD CARELESS WHAT THEY DO WiTH THEiR LiFE, iTS NOT MiNE. AND UNTiL THEY DO SOMETHiNG TO EFFECT ME i WiLL NOT SPEAK ON THEM. i HAVE HAD PPL WRONG ME PLENTY OF TiMES, SO i WiLL SPEAK ON THOSE iNDiViDUALS, BUT AS FAR AS THE OTHERS, UNTiL THEY WRONG ME THEN iM NOT GOiN TO SAY ANYTHiN BOUT THEM AS A WHOLE. iTS THEiR LiFE AND iTS BETWEEN THEM AND GOD, AND iF THEY DO NOT ASK FORGiVENESS FROM GOD THATS ALL ON THEM.

YA i KNOW PPL GET DiSTRACTED BY THOSE THiNGS BUT THATS THEiR OWN PROBLEM, BUT iT DOESNT MAKE THEM STUPiD. i KNOW ALOT OF DROPOUTS AND ACTUALLY QUiTE A FEW OF THEM ARE VERY SMART PEOPLE. THEYRE JUST LAZY AND LET iT GET THE BEST OF THEM.

JUST CURiOUS SWEETHEART, HOW OLD R U?? LOL..BUT THANKS i WiLL HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY AND WEEK. SAME GOES TO YOU
Bubba

San Francisco, CA

#13 Dec 8, 2008
VALENCiA wrote:
HAHA HAVE i EVER AGREED WiTH WAT SOME OF THEM ARE DOiN?? NO. i KNOW iTS NOT RiGHT TO ROB, KiLL, LiVE OFF WELFARE AND ALL THAT B.S.
i NEVER AGREED WiT iT AT ALL. i KNOW iTS WRONG BUT WHATS iT TO ME? i COULD CARELESS WHAT THEY DO WiTH THEiR LiFE, iTS NOT MiNE. AND UNTiL THEY DO SOMETHiNG TO EFFECT ME i WiLL NOT SPEAK ON THEM. i HAVE HAD PPL WRONG ME PLENTY OF TiMES, SO i WiLL SPEAK ON THOSE iNDiViDUALS, BUT AS FAR AS THE OTHERS, UNTiL THEY WRONG ME THEN iM NOT GOiN TO SAY ANYTHiN BOUT THEM AS A WHOLE. iTS THEiR LiFE AND iTS BETWEEN THEM AND GOD, AND iF THEY DO NOT ASK FORGiVENESS FROM GOD THATS ALL ON THEM.
YA i KNOW PPL GET DiSTRACTED BY THOSE THiNGS BUT THATS THEiR OWN PROBLEM, BUT iT DOESNT MAKE THEM STUPiD. i KNOW ALOT OF DROPOUTS AND ACTUALLY QUiTE A FEW OF THEM ARE VERY SMART PEOPLE. THEYRE JUST LAZY AND LET iT GET THE BEST OF THEM.
JUST CURiOUS SWEETHEART, HOW OLD R U?? LOL..BUT THANKS i WiLL HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY AND WEEK. SAME GOES TO YOU
When people are committing criminal acts up to and including murder and turning nice neighborhoods into crime infested hell holes we all should care about it and condemn the low life punks and thugs responsible and work together to improve our neighborhoods. Your neighbor or family or you could be the next victim. To say that unless someone wrongs you personally you don't care what they do is both naive and ignorant.

In today's society we all need a good education not only to get a better job but to think clearly and make intelligent decisions throughout our life. I've yet to meet any high school dropout that was really prepared for life. More than ever in today's high tech world you need an education for a job and the dropout rate in "da hood" in particular (sometimes over 50 per cent!) is an absolute disgrace. Too often dropping out leads to a life of drug and alcohol abuse, crim, and living on welfare. Nope it's not a good idea!

My age is not important sweetheart! Let's just say I've been around for enough years to gain a little wisdom.
VALENCiA

United States

#14 Dec 8, 2008
haha i can admit i am young but im not ignorant, at times i may be naive but i dont believe i am bein too naive right now. i jus simply am not gonna live my life in fear, i take things as they come, and believe me ive been thru a hell of alot for my age.

lol i never said dropping out was a good idea! i said that jus because they drop out doesnt mean theyre stupid, that i know some smart dropouts but it doesnt mean its a good idea.

haha, you are something else. sure youve heard that too.
bubba

United States

#15 Dec 15, 2008
bubba getting punked
Jack Shite

San Jose, CA

#16 Dec 15, 2008
bubba wrote:
bubba getting punked
Looks more like Valencia getting punked to me!
VALENCiA

San Francisco, CA

#17 Dec 16, 2008
HAHA ME? NO SWEETiE, YOU GOT UR SHiTT TWiSTED.
iM NOT U, i DONT LiVE iN FEAR AND NEVER HAVE. YOU AND YOUR BUDDY ON THE OTHER HAND, STAY FEARFUL OF SHiTT THAT AiNT EFFECTiN U.
AND ME ON THE OTHER HAND CAN BACK UP WHAT i SAY, i ALSO ADMiTTED i MAY BE NAiVE SOMETiMES BUT TRUST ME NOT RiGHT NOW.
ALSO LOOK BUBBA FROM OAKLAND CANT EVEN REPLY TO MY LAST POST. SO YOU MY DEAR ARE WRONG!
sikkplaya

Hayward, CA

#19 Jun 25, 2013
VALENCiA wrote:
HAHA ME? NO SWEETiE, YOU GOT UR SHiTT TWiSTED.
iM NOT U, i DONT LiVE iN FEAR AND NEVER HAVE. YOU AND YOUR BUDDY ON THE OTHER HAND, STAY FEARFUL OF SHiTT THAT AiNT EFFECTiN U.
AND ME ON THE OTHER HAND CAN BACK UP WHAT i SAY, i ALSO ADMiTTED i MAY BE NAiVE SOMETiMES BUT TRUST ME NOT RiGHT NOW.
ALSO LOOK BUBBA FROM OAKLAND CANT EVEN REPLY TO MY LAST POST. SO YOU MY DEAR ARE WRONG!
you sound pretty stupid. using caps to explain yourself. your using lowercase i's which does mean are you affiliated with some gang but you neglect to mention which one. my butt is 22 years old, I'm not stupid, i know that writing style is gang related and I also know you sound self conceited. If your young like you claim, please get an education and spell correctly. As for the gang members you are "acquainted with" , you forget, there are more people against it then there are for them. You test us enough, the cops wont save you, it'll be the french revolution, except we are getting rid of trash :) fyi, I'm sure you can google french revolution

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