The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and local law enforcement agencies worked together for "Operation Shoulder Tap"
It involved minors who stood outside liquor or convenience stores and asked people to buy them alcohol.
There were more than 80 arrests and citations in the region including Sacramento, El Dorado County, South Lake Tahoe, Modesto, Stockton and Nevada and Placer Counties.
Statewide, there were 544 arrests and citations.
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After a dramatic drop in Stockton's homicide rate over the last couple of years, the violent death numbers are going back up again.
The City of Sacramento Police Department says the crime rate has dropped significantly for the second year in a row. The police chief credits more community involvement.
Hit-and-run collisions could soon trigger a community alert to track down the fleeing drivers, under a bill now in the California legislature.
Police say they've made several arrests in connection to a possible social media threat made against Rocklin High School.
The Mack Road area of south Sacramento was besieged by shootings and violence in March. A business group on Mack Road in Sacramento is working to strengthen the business community and the area's neighborhoods.