A suspect looks out from the back of a police cruiser Tuesday on Oregon Street after a shooting in which a child was killed in his home by a stray bullet. Five suspects were taken into custody on Oregon Street on March 23, 2010 in Salinas, California.
Salinas Police Cmdr. Terry Heffington directs onlookers away from the scene of a shooting Thursday, August 6, 2009 on the 500 block of Terrace Street in Salinas, California. The teen, who was shot multiple times, died, becoming the city’s 21st homicide this year and the seventh person to die in the last 10 days.
Langston Williams III is hugged by his mother as he addresses the judge Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 during his sentencing hearing for the stabbing death of his brother in October 2007. Williams III is expected to receive six months in jail and four years probation.
Isabel Dorado, left, and Danny Diaz, both 8, take cover under their desks Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 during an earthquake drill at Fremont Elementary in Salinas. These third graders joined other schools in Monterey County and people across the state in The Great California ShakeOut, billed as the largest earthquake drill ever.
Sonia Jaramillo, principal at Cesar Chavez Elementary, scolds Alisal Union School District board president Jose Casteneda Friday, March 12, 2010 during a press conference called by Casteneda to address the issue of a state-appointed trustee overseeing the district. The board has been in disarray for months; it has laid off principals without approval from the superintendent and replaced the superintendent but kept the former one on the payroll at her previous salary.
The victim of a shooting calls out to friends as emergency workers wheel him to an ambulance Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010 on Soledad Street in Salinas. The attacker fled on foot after shooting the victim, who is in his early 20s, in the lower leg, according to Sgt. Stanley Cooper of the Salinas Police Department. Cooper said there’s a “high likelihood” that the shooting is gang-related.
Salinas Rural firefighters Scott Babione, left, and Shaun Kamnikar hose down a barn fire Wednesday, April 26, 2006 on Corey Road, just off River Road.
People hold candles during a vigil Sunday, March 9, 2008 in Closter Park in Salinas, held in response to recent shootings across the city.
Spreckels Elementary second graders line up Friday before the annual Halloween parade around the school.
Sunday at Streetlow Magazine’s La Bomba 2004 Tour at the Salinas Sports Complex.
Salinas police work the scene of a shooting Tuesday, April 19, 2009 near the corner of Williams Road and Market Street in Salinas after a bullet from a street fight penetrated a Monterey-Salinas Transit bus and hit the driver in the leg.
Friends and family gather for a prayer service for Andres Alcala Jr. and Adrian Varela Tuesday, April 27, 2008 at the Tulip Circle home where the two were killed Sunday night.
Alec Massa, 7, splashes down at the end of the water slide Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at Sonworld Adventure Park Bible camp at Cypress Community Church.
Kala Robinson, 7, of Salinas, reacts while walking through the “Scary Corner” at Hartnell College’s Spooktacular Halloween Celebration Thursday night.
Members of the Salinas Elks Lodge line up before the presentation of colors Wednesday morning during the grand opening ceremony for the new Walmart store in north Salinas.
One of the Masters of Disaster biplanes heads toward the runway as the sun sets Friday night at the California International Airshow at the Salinas Municipal Airport.
Roman Schlick, of Gilroy, cheers for The Scorpions Monday night at the Salinas Sports Complex. Schlick has a Scorpions tattoo on his right arm, which he said he got in hopes of one day meeting the band and having them sign it — a dream he fulfilled at the concert Monday.
A group of people dressed as rainbows pause for a group photo in front of “Rainbow House” restaurant in San Francisco Sunday, May 20, on their way to the route of the 101st Bay to Breakers, a cross-city foot race that draws more drunken costumed walkers than competitors.
Tow truck drivrs and California Highway Patrol officers work the scene of a head-on collision Friday evening on Espinosa Road near Castroville. Three people were injured in the crash, two seriously.
San Jose Bike Party, The Rocky Horror Ride