I think it's just MS, think the name makes that clear, there are no Avenues neighborhoods in this game if I;m not mistaken, Vagos, I just kinda figured they were 18, they have to have 18, and I think VLA is Florenica, but I guess that's a holdover for SA, GTA 5 I really don't know for sure.
Yeah, Echo Park didn't even gentrify badly, you wanna see bad gentrification go to Atwater
I think they were trying to capitalize off the more infamous black neighborhoods and black gangs, what people outside LA don't realize is South LA hasn't really been black since the 90s, Compton is majority Mexican now, I think Inglewood too, though Inglewood is very black as well. What sucked was the lack of Mexican characters, this is supposed to be LA "It wouldn't be LA without Mexicans" but most of the Mexicans you interact with are cholos that cuss at you in Spanish as you gun them down, I can understand trying to keep a Grove Street charater but why not more Mexican protaganists and mor epresence in the city.
Same with SA, no gangs in Hollywood or Downtown, wtf? Most of the gangs in this game are constricted to the Southside, not much residential areas for them on the Eastside.