Graffiti Around Redwood City [PHOTOS]

There is a lot more graffiti around these streets because of rival gangs.

We went around “Little Mex” and took photos of all the graffiti.

This is what some of the graffiti means:

  •  “EPA14”: the Norteños from East Palo Alto, N is the 14th letter of the alphabet, standing for Norteño
  • “Norte”: Norteños
  • “Sur13”: Sureños, the 13th letter of the alphabet is “M,” which stands for the Mexican mafia
  • “ESM”: from Stockton, unsure what it stands for
  • “XIV”: roman numeral for 14; “N” is the 14th letter of the alphabet, standing for “Nuestra Familia”

The featured photo has multiple taggings on it as gangs cross each other’s turf out. 


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John Foley November 21, 2012 at 05:56 PM
And your purpose.....? Celebrating losers? Most of your schools have been destroyed by this group---Kennedy changed their school colors a few years back so now the mini-gang bangers (yes, parents they are there) wear a different color on some days to show their affiliations. Lol!
James Lee Han November 27, 2012 at 06:05 AM
Thank you for sharing! I really appreciate it.


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