Chiques (2007) 156 Cal.App.4th 31, 44 (Totten).) Thus, the lack of a gang enhancement or gang charge in connection with a given criminal prosecution is immaterial for purposes of the present injunction.
Finally, as to defendants’ argument that there was no evidence the level of criminal conduct was any greater in the Safety Zone than elsewhere in West Sacramento or was greater than that in a comparably sized city, this has no bearing on whether the particular conduct in question here amounts to a public nuisance. It may be that the Safety Zone is not sufficiently inclusive or that gang conduct in other comparably sized cities also amounts to a public nuisance.
As explained above, a nuisance is anything that is injurious to health, such as the illegal sale of controlled substances, or is indecent or offensive to the senses, or obstructs the free use of property. (Civ. Code, § 3479.) A public nuisance is one which affects an entire community or neighborhood. (Id., § 3480.) In this instance, Officer Angle of the West Sacramento Police Department submitted a declaration in which he described his expertise in the area of illegal drug trade. Officer Angle opined that the Broderick Boys gang is a “major source of narcotics activity in the City of West Sacramento and particularly in the Safety Zone.” In addition, the other declarations submitted by plaintiff, including that of Investigator Villanueva, when viewed in the light most favorably to plaintiff, support the trial court’s conclusion plaintiff is likely to prevail on the merits of his public nuisance claim.