City, Police Transform Neighborhood Formerly Known as Jeffrey-Lynne

It was once Anaheim’s most blighted, crime-ridden neighborhood.

But today, the rebranded Hermosa Village is “way better than before. It doesn’t look so ugly,” Loara High School student Ariana Gutierrez told the Orange County Register.

Register reporter Andrew Galvin profiled the evolution of the neighborhood formerly known as Jeffrey-Lynne. He reported from Saturday’s community celebration of a recent court injunction against the gang from there.

Violent crime in the neighborhood is down 33 percent since the injunction was served, the Register reported.

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