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Koreatown

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  • L.A.'s Koreatown -- it's a jungle out there

    L.A.'s Koreatown -- it's a jungle out there
    Dawn broke over Koreatown to the sounds of rain on the windowpanes and a rooster crowing. The rain came as a surprise, not the rooster, which had arrived in the neighborhood and quickly became the familiar background music to morning coffee. Actually,...
  • The economy and us

    The economy and us
    The economic sky might be falling, but here I am at Starbucks in Koreatown fretting over the death of the cafe. Really. Last Sunday's New York Times had a story about the decline of traditional cafes and bars in France -- there were 200,000 in 1960 and...
  • What's really at issue in the Koreatown-Little Bangladesh dispute

    What's really at issue in the Koreatown-Little Bangladesh dispute
    Steve Lopez's Nov. 8 column about naming a part of Koreatown "Little Bangladesh" trivializes an important issue for a newer immigrant community struggling for acceptance and recognition in Los Angeles. For Koreatown's Bangladeshi community, which many...
  • Man Charged in Deadly Karaoke Bar Shooting

    Man Charged in Deadly Karaoke Bar Shooting
    LOS ANGELES -- A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder and assault with a firearm for allegedly killing one man and wounding another in a weekend shooting outside a Koreatown karaoke bar. Louis Woo Lee is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon...
  • 'Sólo propinas' es la norma para algunos carwasheros en el Sur de California

    Un equipo de inspectores estatales entró al Blue Wave Car Wash en West Los Ángeles, pasando a los clientes que sorbían sus lattes sentados en sillas de masaje eléctricas, y se dirigieron hacia el austero túnel donde se lavan los coches. "¿Cuánto gana...
  • Mayor Puts MTA Plans on the Fast-Track

    Mayor Puts MTA Plans on the Fast-Track
    LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has big plans for the future of public transportation in Southern California. The mayor is unveiling his plan today to fast-track several rail projects to be completed within the next decade. Among the...
  • Renters priced out of L.A.

    Deanna Corbin, 46, would live in Los Angeles if she could. But she can't, at least not with a modicum of space and safety, not on her $38,000 salary as an administrative secretary. So Corbin gets up at 4 a.m. every day and hustles her 11-year-old...
  • Mock funeral procession in L.A. seeks to draw attention to worker fatalities

     
    A mock funeral procession made its way through L.A.’s Pico Union and Koreatown neighborhoods Saturday as part of a “memorial day” rally honoring workers injured or killed in the workplace each year. Labor activists and area unions helped put...
  • Coroner Releases Identity of Homeless Man Burned to Death

    LOS ANGELES -- Coroners have released the identity of a homeless man who was killed after being doused with gasoline and set on fire. John Robert McGraham, 55, was known only by his first name to residents of the mid-Wilshire neighborhood on the edge...
  • Suspect Arrested in Death of Man Left at Clinic

    ALHAMBRA -- Sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect and are looking for two others in the death of a man who was dumped at an orthopedic clinic in Alhambra. Sam Lock Sui, 35, of Alhambra, was taken into custody Tuesday and authorities issued arrest...
  • Four Families Displaced in Apartment Building Collapse

    LOS ANGELES -- Four families are expected to be allowed back into a partially collapsed building near Koreatown today to gather their belongings before the building is demolished. At least three people were injured when the front of the two-story...
  • Two Wounded in Koreatown Shooting

    LOS ANGELES -- Two men have been wounded in a shooting at a Koreatown apartment, police said. The shooting occurred in the 3200 block of West Eighth Street near Fedora Street about 2:45 a.m., said Sgt. Ed Clark of the Los Angeles Police Department's...