The prevailing mood among China-watchers in 2014 was one of anxiety and skepticism. The year began in the shadow of Chinese assertiveness in the East and South China Seas.
As the head of The Avenues, Chata ran one of the most dangerous street gangs in the history of Los Angeles. From her fortress home on Drew St., she ran a criminal enterprise based on drugs, murder and intimidation.
Much of the gang’s higher leadership was made up of her children.… Continues