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Little Tokyo

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  • Your Los Angeles: Curry with your comics

     
    Curry House is one of my favorite restaurants in L.A. But I just went to Orochon Ramen, and that's also very good. KinoKuniya is the go-to shop here for Japanese books. I'm actually a comic book artist; I'm working on the ‘Amulet' series for kids. L.A.,...
  • LOL 4 A3M: comedy & a great cause

    If laughter is truly the best medicine, then audiences better be prepared for a heavy dose of contagious outbursts when top Asian-American comedians collide to help raise funds for Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M), the recruitment center of the...
  • Fire Destroys Commercial Building in Little Tokyo

    Fire Destroys Commercial Building in Little Tokyo
    LOS ANGELES -- An investigation is underway after a massive fire destroyed a commercial building in the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles. The fire at 431 S. Hewitt St., near Fifth Street, was reported at about 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. More than 120...
  • Suspect in Lily Burk Slaying Takes Plea Deal to Spare His Life

    Suspect in Lily Burk Slaying Takes Plea Deal to Spare His Life
    LOS ANGELES -- A parolee accused of kidnapping and killing 17-year old Lily Burk has pleaded guilty to murder in a deal that spared his life. Fifty-year-old Charlie Samuel pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, kidnapping to commit robbery and carjacking...
  • Quest Crew

    AADAP (Asian American Drug Abuse Program) turns 37 this year and will celebrate at its annual concert fundraiser, "Showtime 2009 - Changing Lives and Saving Families," Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the Aratani Japan America Theatre in the Little Tokyo...
  • They've got to have art

    CITY HALL — The City Council has endorsed expanding a public art requirement for downtown developers to include all new developments citywide. The city's Downtown Specific Plan currently requires any new development valued above $500,000 to...
  • Reaction reopens wounds for Japanese Americans

    Rui Satamura's high school yearbooks evoke bitter memories -- of being called a "Jap" and spending two years in an Arizona internment camp. She once had two sets of yearbooks. She kept the pair created for students at camp but tossed out the ones from...
  • Stakes Are So High, It's Hard to Wait

    I could tell something was bothering Casey Horan and Shannon Murray, and it wasn't hard to guess what. They're in the business of patience, and I've got very little of it. Horan and Murray work for Lamp, the skid row agency that's been trying to help...
  • The nine neighborhoods

    The area's renewed vitality ricochets from the well-established ethnic enclaves of Little Tokyo and Chinatown to the Fashion District's bustling streets lined with restaurants and stores to the Financial Core's commerical high-rises. -------------------...
  • Sweet surrender

    Sweet surrender
    IN chocolate circles, it's often said that ganache reveals the true art of the chocolatier. Ganache, that creamy, silky, melt-in-your mouth blend of chocolate, cream and butter, is at the heart of many of the best artisan confections. And more and more...
  • That's gold inside those spiny creatures from local waters

    To an American, the name Santa Barbara may prompt images of leisure on a soap opera scale. Someone from Japan may be more likely to think of uni. That's right, sea urchin roe. It may come as a surprise to most local residents, but some of the most...