Hollywood and Central Los Angeles gang map of 1978


Streetgangs.com Staff Writer May 7, 2015 | 2:55 p.m. PST This map was created in 1978 and covers the areas of Central Los Angeles, Hollywood, and parts of South Los Angeles. Gangs mapped: 1. Toonerville 2. Varrio Rebels (Hollywood) 3. Varrio Rebels 2 (Hollywood) 4. WS 18th Street (Hollywood) 5. Clanton (Hollywood) 5. Satanas 6. […]

Tour of the Grandees in Nutty Blocc Compton Crip neighborhood

STREETGANGS.COM | Apr 12, 2015 Compton, CA – Bay Locc (aka Geechi Gotti) and Baby Hacc from Nutty Blocc Compton Crips talks about growing up in Compton, going to elementary school, and hanging out in the Grandees, a section of Nutty Blocc area located near 165th and 166th streets. They give us a tour of […]

[Complete Hearing Part 1] Defense attorney challenges Suge Knight’s $25 million bail

STREETGANGS.COM | Apr 8, 2015 Compton, CA – Attorney Matt Fletcher challenges $25 million bail as being excessive and not proper in this case and presents his argument for Suge Knight’s eligibility for bail to Judge Coen. Fletcher suggesting revoking passport and using GPS ankle bracelet to monitor Knight’s activity in response to prosecutor Cynthia […]

Suge Knight’s attorney Matt Fletcher during press conference on bail for $25 milllion

STREETGANGS.COM | Apr 8, 2015 Downtown Los Angeles – Criminal defense attorney Matt Fletcher discusses his frustration about the $25 million bail amount issued by Judge Ronald Coen in connection to Suge Knight’s murder charge. Knight’s preliminary hearing is scheduled to begin on April 13, 2015. Date: March 20, 2015 Related posts: [Complete Hearing Part […]

[Complete Hearing Part 2] Judge Coen approves $25 Million bail for Suge Knight

STREETGANGS.COM | Apr 8, 2015 Compton, CA – Prosecutor Cynthia Barnes presents her case to Judge Ronald Coen why Marion Suge Knight’s bail should exceed the $3,335,000 bail schedule based of his criminal past record. Defense attorney requests that bail should be according to the schedule. Judge Coen approves the $25 bail and justifies his […]

Edmund talks about growing up as a Mad Swan Blood during most violent decade

STREETGANGS.COM | March 22, 2015 South Los Angeles – Edmund aka “Crazy Ed” talks gang life in South Los Angeles during 1980s from his old home on 78th and Stanford where he grew up. He became a member of the East Side Mad Swan Bloods during the late 1970s but he also took on a […]

Lil Reece Talks about Operation Tampa Bay, Riverside Gang Bust

STREETGANGS.COM | March 5, 2015 Riverside, Calif. – Lil Reece from Riverside’s 1200 Blocc East Coasts Crips talks about Operation Tampa Bay, which was a police joint operation between the local police and ATF. The 2011 indictments against the 40 alleged East Coasts Crips gang members, did not yield the type of prison sentences and […]

Ben “Taco” Owens from Pay Bacc Crip to Paying Back the community

STREETGANGS.COM | February 27, 2015 Gardena, CA – Ben “Taco” Owens is a former gang member that talked about his life growing up in Gardena and becoming a member of the Paybacc Crips (PBC). He also talked about drug use and multiple trips to the penitentiary. After being released from prison in 2004, he decided […]

Big Stretch speaks on Belizean ancestry and the many LA gangs with Belizean members

STREETGANGS.COM | February 12, 2015 EXPOSITION PARK- Belizeans have migrated to Los Angeles in significant numbers since the 1960s and they settled in South Los Angeles, along the Western, Normandie, and Vermont corridors. By the 1980s, Belizeans began joining traditional Black American street gangs in South LA, often times assimilating to Black culture where there […]

911 call of Bobby Brown family fight with bottles at W Hotel in Atlanta

STREETGANGS.COM | Published on Feb 11, 2015 Date: February 5, 2015 Location: Colony Square, Atlanta, CA Related posts: Drake and Chris Brown’s Nightclub Fight Prompts Call For Legislated Bottle Service Bobby Lavender explains how he started a Blood gang in Los Angeles “Car ran over two guys,” Complete 911 call of Suge Knight’s fatal hit-and-run […]

“Car ran over two guys,” Complete 911 call of Suge Knight’s fatal hit-and-run

STREETGANGS.COM | February 7, 2015 COMPTON – Recently released 911 tapes revealed the voice of a very frantic women reporting that Marion “Suge” Knight ran over two people on January 29, 2015 in Compton. After a heated argument between Knight and film maker Cle “Bone” Sloan who was working as a crew member on the […]

Blood Line (BL) prison gang member explains misconceptions associated with his membership

STREETGANGS.COM | February 6, 2015 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Moose, originally from 61 Harvard Park Brims, joined BL (Blood Line) when incarcerated in the Los Angeles County Jail several years ago. BL and the United Blood Nation (UBN) were prison gangs formed in California prisons during the late 1980s so that Blood members, who were […]