All posts tagged "korean american"

  • drugs, pastor
    LA pastor helps young Korean Americans fight drug addiction

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles’ Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Korean American golfer Michael Kim earned his PGA Tour card for the 2015-2016 season by finishing in the Web.Com Tour's top-25 in earnings this season. (Courtesy of the PGA Tour)
    5 more Koreans earn PGA Tour card for next season

    By Brian Han Five golfers of Korean heritage received their PGA Tour cards for the 2015-2016 season by finishing in the Tour’s top-25 in earnings. The results were finalized on Sunday after the final event of...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Daniel D. Yoo (U.S. Marine Corps)
    Korean American appointed commanding general of US Marine division

    By Jun Ji-hye Daniel D. Yoo, a Korean American brigadier general in the U.S. Marine Corps, has been appointed commanding general of the 1st Marine Division. Yoo, formerly the assistant division commander at Marine Corps Base Camp...

    • Posted August 7, 2015
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  • Los Angeles city councilman of the fourth district David Ryu
    Month after elections, LA Councilman David Ryu gets straight to work

    By Brian Han By now certain parts of Los Angeles Councilman David Ryu’s story are out in the open. He’s the first Korean American to be elected to the city’s council — it was official on June...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • Photo of NCLC class (Courtesy of KCLA)
    Variety of summer programs available for Korean American youth

    By Kim Chul-soo, Angelina Widener A variety of summer programs aimed at developing knowledge of core subjects and leadership skills are being held around the U.S. targeted towards Korean American youth. - The Korean American Coalition of...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Police officer Sonny Kim, 48, of the Cincinnati Police Department (Courtesy of the CPD)
    Korean American police officer dies in Cincinnati shootout

    UPDATED (AP) — Cincinnati’s police chief says a man suspected of fatally shooting an officer apparently wanted police to kill him in what the chief described as “suicide by cop.” Officer Sonny Kim, a decorated 27-year veteran...

    • Posted June 19, 2015
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  • molka
    Korean American arrested in Seoul for taking upskirt photos

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Police said Friday they have arrested a Korean American man for allegedly taking upskirt photographs of a woman earlier this month. The man, identified only by his surname Kim, was caught in the act...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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