All posts tagged "Los Angeles"

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center at podium, and police chief Charlie Beck, center left, are among officials reporting about crime in the city at a downtown news conference Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. Although crimes including murder and rape are up across the board in Los Angeles, the city is still far less violent than it has been in the past, city leaders said, as they released citywide statistics for 2015. (AP Photo/Amanda Myers)
    Crime up across board in LA

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 12.6 percent rise in the number of crimes from 2014 to 2015 in Los Angeles was driven by increases in gang-related and domestic violence crimes, Mayor Eric Garcetti and police Chief Charlie Beck said today....

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    LA saw 11 pct rise in number of visitors from S. Korea last year

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A record-setting 45.5 million people visited Los Angeles last year, an increase of 1.3 million from the previous year, tourism officials announced today. The 2015 figure marked the fifth consecutive year of tourism growth,Eric Garcetti...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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    K-pop girl group allegedly misidentified as ‘working girls’ by LAX customs

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles The K-pop girl group that was detained for about 15 hours by U.S. customs authorities at Los Angeles International Airport this week were allegedly mistaken as “working girls,” according to Korean...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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    Angels show faith in S. Korean first baseman Choi Ji-man

    By Brian Han The topic of up and coming South Korean baseball players seems to spark conversation a lot more these days in Major League Baseball circles. But here’s a name you might not have heard in...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Members of the Oriental Mission Church in Los Angeles with "always thankful" coinbanks (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA Korean churches use coinbanks to give back

    By Kim Dong-hee Los Angeles-area Korean American churches are using coinbanks to give back this holiday season, with goals of helping the homeless, the disabled, low-income seniors and other needy populations. At Korean Canaan Presbyterian Church in...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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    K-pop girl group held at LAX for 15 hours, returns to Korea

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Oh My Girl, an eight-member K-pop girl group, ran into trouble at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday as they were held by customs authorities for 15 hours and eventually came...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Ryu celebrates after winning the election. (Korea Times file)
    Korean American community year in review, part 1: David Ryu joins LA City Council

    David Ryu, a Korean American Angeleno, saw victory this year as he became the first to be elected into the city council in the community’s 112-year immigration history. Ryu took the seat in the May general election...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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