All posts tagged "koreatown"

  • Laura Jeon, a KAFLA leader, second from right, presents a certificate of gratitude to LAPD Olympic Division Detective Sergio Martinez Wednesday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Korean American community thanks 14-year LAPD veteran

    The Korean American Federation of Los Angeles awarded a certificate of gratitude to Los Angeles Police Department Olympic Division Detective Sergio Martinez Wednesday for his 14-year service to the Koreatown area. Sergio, who began work in the...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • Hanmi, BBCN, bank
    Hanmi Bank proposes merger with BBCN

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Hanmi Bank, the third-largest Korean American bank, has proposed a merger with BBCN Bancorp, the largest Korean American bank. The two banks’ combined assets would total $12 billion, putting it...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • Kay Song, of the Korean American National Museum board of directors, third from left, celebrates the passing of the museum proposal by Los Angeles City Council with District 4 representative David Ryu. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA City Council passes Korean American National Museum proposal

    By Tae Hong The proposal to construct Los Angeles’s first Korean American National Museum was passed unanimously by the City Council Tuesday. The museum, which will take up the first three floors of a seven-story multiplex on...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Left to right: Jung Su Hoe President Lee Kang-won, Bongwonsa monk Chung-woon, Los Angeles Korean Veterans Association President Robert Sohn
    Free meal for Korean War vets in K-Town next week

    Los Angeles’ Koreatown will host a free celebratory meal for Korean War veterans Nov. 24 at 11:30 a.m. inside the Great Wall Restaurant located at 989 S. Dewey Avenue. The event is organized by Bongwonsa, Jung Su...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • Year-end party
    LA K-Town restaurants, hotels see end-of-the-year events boom

    It’s the best time of the year for Korean restaurants and hotels in Los Angeles — reservation time slots across Koreatown are reaching 100 percent as local organizations clamor to book spaces for end-of-the-year events. Joo Woo-in,...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Korean food
    S. Korean govt to compile 30 Best of Best LA Korean Restaurants

    Thirty Los Angeles Korean restaurants will be chosen by the South Korean government and Taste of Korea for promotional support. Under the name “Best of Best Korean Restaurants,” winning eateries will receive six months of promotion via...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • California Marketplace on 5th Street and Western Avenue (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA Koreatown supermarket to reopen after four years

    Kaju Market on 5th Street and Western Avenue in Koreatown, Los Angeles, is coming back after four years. According to Kaju, the location — which underwent construction as a part of the California Marketplace shopping center in...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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