Pinoy Real pronounced Pinoy Re"al street gang was founded in the early 1980's in Atwater Village, California. Located 9 miles Northeast of Downtown L.A. Pinoy is a Filipino slang name for a Filipino male. Real used in a Spanish term, pronounced Re"al which means Royal or King. The gang name is abbreviated to PR or PRG (G meaning Gang). PR members are of predominantly Filipino and Asian descent but also include dedicated Latinos, Blacks and Whites in the gang. Latinos in the Gang associated the abbreviated name to PR13, which represents Southside or SUR which represents their affiliation to Surenos prison gang. Pinoy Real has known sets throughout Southern California and Las Vegas and Philippines. PR do not sport any specific colors or claim Bloods or Crips. PR members are known to sport Pittsburgh Pirates apparel. PR's known criminal activities include home invasion, kidnapping and torture (of rival gang members), extortion, arson, auto theft, robberies, narcotics sales, assault, shootings and numerous unknown homicides. Atwater (L.A. side) PR has a long history of continued rivalry between Hispanic gangs ToonerVille Rifa (TVR) and Temple St (TST) along with other Filipino gangs. Thee Rascals Gang (TRS) and PR kept mutual respect and shared the same Atwater village torritory. PR and TRS has fought side by side to keep rivals out of Atwater. Older Atwater clique called "PR Crazies" or PRC was known as one of most ruthless PR cliques, that conducted many violent acts against rival gangs. It has been known that smaller Filipino gangs have clicked up with PR at certain times. With PRís assistance these smaller Filipino gangs are able to carry out violent attacks against their rival gangs. Pinay Real or PYR was the female side of PR. No longer active, some have settled down with older PR members. PR has established many sets through out the years and certain sets are low in concentration and/or activity. Today PR is considered the most hated "Filipino gang" among their Hispanic, Filipino, and Asian gang rivals due to many unpleasant encounters with PR in the past. Active sets includes: Atwater Village, Granada Hills, Norwalk, West Covina, Hawthorne, Rancho Cucamonga, Pasadena, Las Vegas, Culver City, Anaheim, Rowland Heights to name a few. Pinoy Real Gang is considered one of the largest and most violent of Filipino gangs in California.