All posts tagged "koreatown"

  • Leaders of the Los Angeles Korean Festival Foundation
    LA Korean Festival pulls in $1 million in 42nd year

    The Los Angeles Korean Festival, which celebrated its 42nd run in October as the largest event of its kind in the United States, saw more than $1 million in revenue this year, marking six years of surplus,...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • 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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  • Lee Se-joon
    Yurisangja’s Lee Se-joon to perform in LA Miracle Concert to benefit leukemia

    Yurisangja singer Lee Se-joon will perform Saturday inside a Los Angeles church to benefit leukemia patients and the developmentally disabled as this year’s Miracle Concert artist. The concert will be held at 6 p.m. inside Berendo Street...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Volunteers wrap gifts for children at Korean American Family Services in 2014. (Kim Chul-soo/The Korea Times)
    LA Korean community prepares for December charity

    By Kim Chul-soo The Los Angeles Korean American community is beginning a month-long effort to share love and charity for the end of the year through its non-profit organizations. Volunteer group PAVA World will hand out a...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Photo of the Los Angeles Times
    [LA Times] How LAPD vice is cleaning up K-town’s less savory side

    For years, Koreatown had an “anything goes” reputation, a destination only accessible to Korean-speakers who knew the right people or the right number to call. After-hour alcohol sales, smoking indoors and doumi girls? “It’s...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • A Koreatown apartment building located near Western Avenue and 11th Street
    LA K-Town apartments are hot real estate

    By James Goo The eyes of the Los Angeles real estate community are on Koreatown as an increasing number of investment companies take over the neighborhood’s apartment buildings. In the last few months, the area’s real estate...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • The Wilshire and Hobart site (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA K-Town Wilshire/Hobart lot to begin construction

    Construction on a multi-purpose building to stand on the largest unoccupied site remaining on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, at the intersection of Hobart Boulevard, will begin this week. The 2.22-acre site, which has gone through...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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