All posts tagged "Community"

  • davidcho2
    Koreatown student ‘beats the odds’ by winning $10K scholarship

    By Tae Hong David, who was born in South Korea, saw his world come apart at the seams when he was five years old. He remembers his father — a smart man, a Seoul National University professor...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • San Bernardino-area Koreans on alert following mass shooting

    The San Bernardino Korean American community is in shock following a mass shooting at a social service center that saw 14 killed by two shooters — a couple U.S. law enforcement officials are treating as potential terrorists...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of the Korean American Association of Queens)
    NYPD chief strengthens ties to Korean American community

    New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton invited a group of Korean American community leaders — including the president of the Queens Korean Association — to his Manhattan office Monday. Bratton and the community leaders reportedly discussed...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Koreatown seniors participated in free medical examinations by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Los Angeles Department of Aging Wednesday inside the Koreatown Senior and Community Center. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    K-Town senior center offers free medical check-ups, flu shots

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff The Koreatown Senior and Community Center in Los Angeles began offering free medical examinations Wednesday to promote better health among locals. Jointly organized by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Los...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • The Korean American Foundation announced Monday the plans for celebrations of the 113th anniversary of Korean immigration to the U.S. for Jan. 13 next year. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Korean American communities plan 113th immigration anniversary

    A nationwide celebration by Korean American communities of the 113th anniversary of the first Korean immigrants’ arrival to the U.S. will begin next Jan. 11, the Korean American Foundation announced Monday. On Jan. 13, 1903, 102 Koreans...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • San Francisco Korean Americans participated in a free bowling event Saturday organized by the local sports association, which will continue to hold free sports events.
    SF sports association launches free community events

    By The Korea Times San Francisco staff About 60 people came out for bowling fun Saturday with a San Francisco-based Korean American sports association, which has launched a series of free lifestyle events. “This all started with...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • domestic violence, KFAM
    Korean orgs form national anti-domestic violence coalition

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Seven Korean American non-profit organizations dealing with domestic violence services from around the country have formed an unprecedented alliance. Operated in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Austin,...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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