All posts tagged "koreatown"

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    Koreatown DUIs rank 2nd in LA

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Koreatown has one of the highest DUI arrest numbers in Los Angeles, according to data from the Los Angeles Police Department. The Olympic division, which includes Koreatown, has the second-most...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Daebok will be replaced by another seafood restaurant. It closed its doors after 26 years of operation due to dwindling puffer fish supplies. (Korea Times/Park Sang-hyuk)
    Koreatown restaurant with blowfish specialty closes doors after 26 years

    By Brian Han Have you ever wondered what it might be like to eat a blowfish? The ballooning creature is considered a delicacy in some cultures, but can be poisonous if it isn’t prepared properly. Well, Los...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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    CJ to celebrate 20 years with special LA screenings, director Q&As

    Special screenings of some of South Korean cinema’s greatest recent hits are coming to CGV Cinemas in Los Angeles’ Koreatown next month in celebration of the 20th anniversary of distributor CJ Entertainment. According to CJ Thursday, screenings...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • A plaza on Wilshire/Manhattan in Koreatown, Los Angeles, will say goodbye to four businesses Saturday to make way for an MTA Purple Line expansion. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Four K-Town businesses close doors for Purple Line expansion

    By Kim Chul-soo The expansion of the MTA Purple Line to West Los Angeles is pushing a line of Korean business owners out of a plaza situated on Wilshire Boulevard in Koreatown. Under eminent domain, four businesses...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Los Angeles Police Department Captain Vito Palazzolo, third from left, State Senator Kevin de Leon staffer Ben Park, middle, deliver a commendation for outstanding public service to OK Liquor owner Lee Bong-ok Wednesday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    K-Town ‘Korean Mama’ liquor store receives commendation

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff A beloved Koreatown liquor store previously owned by “Korean Mama” Lee Young-ok, who died last year of liver cancer at age 72, was awarded a commendation Wednesday by California State...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Trash litters the area near Da Wool Jung in Koreatown, Los Angeles, Tuesday morning. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA Korean festival leaves behind trash

    This year’s Los Angeles Korean Festival may be over, but its remnants — namely trash, especially in and near Seoul International Park on Normandie Avenue — remain. The festival foundation said it postponed cleaning efforts to Wednesday...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • The 2014 Korean Parade on Olympic Boulevard (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Los Angeles Korean Parade to kick off Oct. 3

    For the 42nd year, a fleet of cars, floats and marching bands will make their way down Olympic Boulevard in Koreatown, Los Angeles, for the Korean Parade. To be held Oct. 3 at 3 p.m., the parade...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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