Artesia, California – Hispanic gangs

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The city of Artesia is located in the southeast portion of Los Angeles County. It’s known as one of the “Gateway Cities” bordering Orange County. It is surrounded on the west, south, and east sides by Cerritos, and Norwalk to the north. The city only has a total area of about 1.6 sq. miles. Artesia was named for the many flowing Artesian wells in the area, which made the village ideal for farming and agriculture. Today, one of the more familiar landmarks in the city is the Artesia Water Tower, which sits on top of an old artesian well.

According to the 2000 Census, Artesia’s population was 16,380. 44% of residents were White, 38% were Hispanic, 27% were Asian, and 3.6% were Black or African American. Surprisingly, there are a large number of Indian-owned stores and restaurants along Pioneer Blvd. in Artesia. Despite this concentration of Indian-owned businesses, Asian Indians made up only 4.6% of the population of Artesia.

Though Whites makes up the majority, 45.8% of residents are foreign born and 64.8% speak a language other than English in the home. Only 11.5% of individuals live below the poverty line, but the number of college graduates is 5.6% below the national average at 18.8%. High school graduates are 14% below the national average at 66%.

In 2008, Los Angeles TV news reporter, Chris Blatchford, published a book entitled The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and Redemption of Boxer Enriquez, a Mexican Mob Killer, the story about an man that started off as an Arta gang member and risen to Mexican Mafia leader.

Hispanic gangs in Artesia

  1. Artesia or Varrio Arta

77 Comments for “Artesia, California – Hispanic gangs”

  1. im a former artesia gang member and leader, founder of the 190-s on south street and norwalk blvd also with ties to the mexican mafiafamily member boxer enriquez inlaw wrote book the redemption of boxer rene enriquez i was always wanted by lakewood police lived a violent and criminal life destroyed that city in many ways was known by the name spooky artesia 13 190s last arrest was 1979 barricaded in home on south street wanted for gang kidnap robbery auto theft ransom blankault surrounded by s wat looking at life without parole house on fire burnt to the ground by swat on fire still in house tryed to burn me alive payback time family members were told the want to k me getting away with to much to slick got away with alot of crime.moved to orange county never looked back got out of prison in 1983 syarted doing drugs up yo no good wanted to do good just didnt no how in 1984 gave my life to jesus he set me free it change my life i never want to look back dont have to look over sholder running from bullets i thank god for victory outreach santa ana for being there for me .sorry city of artesia for destroying your community i was a slave to sin. sincerly yours roland guerrero fomer/ spooky artesia 13 190s

    • Gonzo

      Stop it you talkin too much for a OG

    • Roseanne H.

      God bless you for your testimony. Nothing is impossible with God. No weapon formed against you shall prosper…AMEN!

    • spooky i remember the house and the day the swat team came to you house my name was sadboy you probably remember me becuse i was the only black cholo in the the hood then i did get into a lot of troube but we are still alive by the grace of god i cant say i a was slave you and my baddio saved me from myself artesia baddio por vita

  2. HULK

    PURO ARTESIA RIFA

  3. […] on Rene “Boxer” Enriquez, a Mexican Mafia member that started out as a member of Varrio Arta gang in Artesia, Caifornia. He published the book, “The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and […]

  4. CFL

    PURO 310 WEST!!!!

  5. rat killa

    hg all day f rats

  6. SSCVALONDRAX13

    BIG BAD SOUTH SIDE COMPTONE VARRIO ALONDRAX13 BABYGANGSTERS…….A’s up homies……SSCVAX13BGS

  7. WALKERO

    VNORWALK OneWays Lokotes

  8. born and raised in this wonderfull city of ARTESIA hey im portuguese and play soccer for my city artesia all day baby boy

  9. Wonderful post but I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this subject? I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit further. Thanks!

  10. boxer snitch

    That foo boxer is snitch he’s from artesia an when he testified against his own homies that fartget was crying like a girl.

  11. lil.5150 Boy

    ARTAX3″190s ..f hEAD gIVERS!!

  12. CHIVAS ARTESIA 13 R

    f sidewack and the garras

    PURO VARRIo CHIVAS AKS ST 90701

  13. BHGR13

    BaRRIO HaWaIIan GaRFEnS RIFaX3
    MaLDITOS!! F RaTS!F cHaVaS!

  14. BXBY SNIPER LOKZ HGX3

    f RXTXS VXRRIO HXWXIIXN GXRDENS RXTX kERS VXRRIO HXWXIIXN GXRDENS GXNG f RXTS ND CHXVXS BXBY SNIPER MXLDITOS

  15. 167 block

    f heAd Givers
    heAd Giver ker
    V ChivAs X3
    f sidewACkins
    Cs up putos

  16. VHG13 SEine st rxt killx

    HaTE GanG OR DONT BanG
    187
    cHEESE EaTER
    cHaVaLaS
    SIDEWaLK
    and who ever else want some

  17. \|/SLIM\|/

    BIG BAD ES1TE3ES GANG f THE RATS & YOUR DEAD HOMIES TOO… CERRITOS SATANAS MIDGET LOCOS GANG ALL DAY EVERY DAY SOY SLIM f A RAT!!!

    • M

      Not even around get off the nutts we dem real MLS ARTA 13

    • U KNOW

      father greg must be proud!u talk like that & your girl from n@rwack!man thought u changed your life noel!atleast artesia is more solid & respected than u fake cerritos &lakewood wankstas!ratanas and sza are weak!u guys aint down to throw down!u aint nothing without your hommies or strap!GO DO THE PIPE DREAM!

  18. BG SHIPWRECC

    I dont like AMMONIA 13 MONEY GANG OR DONT BANG ES FLORENCE AVE CRIP SANTA FE MAFIA CRIP GANG

  19. VHx3GR LQTS.

    f the RatS & cHaVaS
    puro VARRIO HaWaIIaN GaRDENS X3 GaNG
    HaTE GaNG or don’t banG

  20. Me

    Silly Bs. Stop trying to act tough and get back to taco bell and make me a fin burrito.
    You’re all filthy rats.

  21. 167

    f HAWAIIAN GARDENS f THE HEAD GIVERS AT TRACY AND AT ARTESIA!!

    C’s up !!

  22. mr.s

    varrio chivas chicos gang 13

  23. lee

    WEST SIDE VARRIO LNX 13 KLIKAS= PEE WEES(PWLS).DUKES.CYCOS.WINOS.NIGHT OWLS.TOKERS(TKS).JOKERS(JKS).BABY LOCOS.TINY LOCOS.
    102k klnx 18k ingk scsk lwsk cstk cmlsk mldsk lcv3k btmk
    FX AMMONIA 13

  24. eddie hernandez

    f RATISA CHAVAS U LITTLE chickES AINT ish NOTHING BUT fING LAMES AND POSERS RATA k

  25. Eddie Hernandez

    f RATISA CHAVAS U LITTLE chickES AINT ish NOTHING BUT fING LAMES AND POSERS

  26. MR. SNAPPY

    Check out the lame blank from the Garraz who cant even spell his varrio right, figures ur a lame HeadGiver. And whats up with all the hinas from the garraz, why all there marks smell raunchy, fin skanks. In my eyes the Garraz is the only hood I cant seem to stand. So f you and ur smelly chickes headgiving garraz.
    ESE SNAPPY BIG BAD VARRIO CHIVAS GANGA 13

  27. El chingon

    Pinche putos

  28. LuCky

    BIG BAD ArtesiA vArrio ChkivAs rAscAls ESE A’s UP IN THE AIR FOR THE VARRIO

  29. Loco Trip

    who remembers OG albino
    he was grandmothers boyfriend back in the day shoot me a reply
    if u knew him back in the day

  30. ARTA BOYS

    V.FXTROOPX111 ARTA BOYS!! 9th.St LOS MALDITOS
    GANG SALVADORXPARk f A GET ALONG GANG!!! CITY OF SANTA ANA O*C
    FREE MY BOYS CLUMZY
    TMITE ROOKS BIG RUSTY
    ZOMBIE LOONY AND THE REST OF THE MALDITOS

  31. SCoutA

    f garratazs!!!!! & ishstains also sidewack Big SCoutA from SCLos Represting ARTA B CHIVAZS X3 SELOZS DEVLIN CALLE PEEWEEZS CHICOZS AKS ST EVEN GARRA BOYS KNOW THEY HOMEEEZS ARE SNITCHES

  32. SCoutA

    Shouts out to the homeezs from CVALONDRAS LOZS AVENUEZS V’ATCX3 & all them other barrios that start with thee big A SCoutA SC’Lozs

  33. chivo

    Artesia ChivAs gAng f the enemies want some come get some levAs 169 block Rascals click A’s up C’s up

  34. ArtA.v.LKWD SIDE X3????????????

    SOUTh EAST LOS Angeles
    ARTES1A VARRIO LKWD SIDE
    f heAd givers
    f sidewAckin
    A’s up g’s down
    ????????????
    187 on A gArrA ????????

  35. V.FXTROOPX3 SANTAANA MALDITOS

    THATS RIGHT SANTA ANA BARRIO FXTROOPX3RIFA BIGXARTA SALVADOR PARK 9ST
    f THE REST

  36. Jardinero

    f weak blank chavalas! Nothing but ranking blank .Ps We straight keep dumping on your weak blank gang stupid .Ps hanging out on 168th street we coming for u S.E JARDIN 13 DMS JAYS UP TILL MY DAYS UP! JAY BABY 4LIFE
    CHAVALA k

    • ChivAS ArteSiA

      U dumping but aint hitting ish chick this goAt gAng or dont bAng chick big bAd ChivASx3 gArrA k SIDEWACK k Jays k AKA (BIRD k) CITY OF ARTESIA mutherfer come get it levA 168 ST

  37. ChivAS ArteSiA

    f u chick u Aint ish lil lAme U foos dumping but Aint hitting ish U fen levA vChiVASX3 168St EBK
    goAt gAng or dont bAng

  38. ChivAS ArteSiA

    ChIVAS ARTESIA gANg f U AnD ThA hOOD U CLAIM chick 168ST MOThERfER BIg BAD gOAT gAng . You foos dUMPing but aint hitting ish chick lil lames.

  39. ChivAS ArteSiA

    SARDInS k

  40. ChivASx3 168st

    ARTESIA VARRIO ChIVAS 13 f SidewAlk kers gArrA kers everybody kers Sardins kers ishstains kers

  41. LKWD ARTA

    This LAKEWOOD ARTESIA gAng f headgivers big bad lkwd side gArrA kers

  42. big A

    Yee artã all day

  43. Pistos

    MY BALLS ARE YOUR EYES, ALL YOU SEE ARE MY BALLS!!!

  44. Pistos

    PINCHES JEDIONDAS, SHUT UP, SMOKE A LEÑO, BE HAPPPI AND DRINK SUM PISTOS!!!

  45. Pistos

    DOGG!!!!!!!!

  46. Jay cee

    f sidewalk ese
    f the garas
    You putos ain’t ish
    Punk blank levas
    I’m from the Chivas Los chikos ese.
    I was one o the OG”S from Los Chikos
    My carnal from from the Malos…

  47. Loco

    BIG VARRIO ARTESIA 13
    CHIVASARTESIA
    CERRITOSARTESIA
    ARTA 190S
    LAKEWOOD SIDE13

  48. Vic

    Those gangsters from Chivas Arta13
    Dont play they hold it down .there the only varrio that gives vnwk a reason to stop banging .
    Qvos to all the goats of Artesia13

  49. Big Evil

    Big qvos to the homies from artesia. Lakewood chivas
    Orange county area varrio STANTON GANG

  50. Topoloko

    Chivas huh ill make u guys into birria cause that stuff is good. Hawiian gardens makes good kings hawaiian bread. And artesia isnt that full of punjabi in that city..

  51. Cr33ps

    f chick blank Artesia weak blank 20 deep gang. We stay dumping rounds on your chick blankes. And f you dirty blank hynas skonkas. We fed your baby mamas nd their trash too. V JARDIN 13

    • Artesia 13

      All u vatos do is yapp bust a grape already when you steppin to a real blank neighborhood your varrio is no good aka rat blank varrio you and garras make SE look bad ask around …old varrio ARTA MLS Chivas Artesia LakeWood Side all the Big A clickas qvos !!!!

  52. HxTE GxNG

    mxn f xll yxll foos
    vHGrx13 CITY OF HXTE
    HXTE GXNG 24/7 f RXTS
    VxRRIO HxWxIIxN GxRDENZ
    EXSTSIDE LQTS 90716
    LIL CRAZY BOYZ(LQTS)
    f THXT LIL XSS guy
    RXTIVE

  53. Sweet native

    Big ups to speedy, whisper and boxer spooky and the rest I grew up knowing most of the 190s clique tia Connie and grandma flo

  54. Your Daddy

    guys are loud dirty puppy dog’s, together acting like a bunch of puppy dog at the zoo throwing banana peels. Loud and stupid in a group, quiet as f alone. Rapists and SNITCHES. PCed up in the pen just like all these Hollywood blank rappers. f guys. Or guys. Or whatever the f puppy dog call themselves today. Take ur slave disease carrying blankes back across the Atlantic. Welfare blank don’t know how to do ish lazy motherfers. The most USELESS race. The guyS. hahaha ha

  55. Your Daddy

    Why u guys only net bang, talk ish in numbers like puppy dog at the zoo. But all quiet when alone. Getting crazy with girls and SNITCHING when real Gs light u up. Why u dumb slave guys so dirty and stupid. So loud and ignorant? Is it genetics?

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