| Jan 1, 2010
William Tuohy, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War, has died. He was 83.
Tuohy died Thursday morning after open heart surgery at St. John's Health Center in...
| Jan 10, 2010
Lions, tigers, bears and a haunted house in Vietnam?
It's not a fairy tale, and the only missing ingredient is a voice exclaiming, "Oh, my!"
Lac Canh Dai Nam Van Hien is a $219-million amusement park that began construction in 1999 and opened Sept. 11,...
| Jan 27, 2010
When Vietnamese food lovers spot the neon sign of Thien An Bo Bay Mon, they know exactly what to expect at the Rosemead restaurant. Bo bay mon (often spelled bo 7 mon) denotes the famous Saigon-style all-beef dinners of seven courses, brought to the table...
| Feb 2, 2010
Folks from one part of Sacramento hope a new name will revitalize their community. And tonight the Sacramento City Council has given them the go-ahead.
70% of the businesses on Stockton between Fruitridge and Riza are Vietnamese Owned already. So you...
| Feb 21, 2010
"Arts of Ancient Viet Nam," the most ambitious exhibition of Vietnamese art yet to appear in the United States, is a show about meetings.
In room after room, magnificent objects on display tell a story about people -- how we encounter one another and...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:10 AM
Day 6 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days.
The VBQ An understated and flavorful bahn mi, Saigon Sisters' VBQ leaves a pleasant aftertaste of barbecued beef, Thai basil and jalapeno. The star of the show is a flaky, chewy French baguette, a supreme vessel for...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 6:53 PM
WESTMINSTER — Supporters of Costa Mesa mayor and Republican state assembly candidate Allan Mansoor and his opponent, Phu Nguyen, clashed in Little Saigon in Westminster on Saturday as both camps vie for the Vietnamese vote in the 68th district....
| Nov 8, 2010
| 7:58 PM
COSTA MESA — For a Vietnamese refugee with a rags-to-riches story, Phu Nguyen thought discussions of ethnicity and immigration would be on his side.
He underestimated the power of the political message.
In the safely Republican 68th Assembly...
| Nov 25, 2010
The easy, and perfectly appropriate, gift for guests to tote to any party is a bottle of wine.
But stop and picture any party. Those wine bottles, while appreciated, just get lined up on the counter with all the other bottles. With a little thought,...
| Jan 18, 2011
On a windy, showery February evening midway through our 16-night cruise from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Shanghai, my wife, Laurel, and I stood on the balcony of our stateroom aboard the Ocean Princess, berthed at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula. Across...
| May 8, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
From LAX, All Nippon, JAL, Asiana, Korean, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, United, EVA Airways, Thai Airways, China Southern, Singapore and Philippine Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) to Ho...
| May 8, 2011
My husband, Robin, son Kai and I lived in Vietnam for a little more than two years. At first we found all the sounds of Ho Chi Minh City charming. Then annoying, as motorcycle engines, bus horns, loud karaoke music and construction noise erupted...