All posts tagged "OK Liquor"

  • 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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  • Mourners gather in front of OK Liquor in Los Angeles' Koreatown following Owner Lee Young-ok's death Thursday. (Park Sang-hyuk/The Korea Times)
    Latino neighbors mourn the loss of ‘Korean Mama’

    Lee Young-ok ran OK Liquor in Los Angeles for 33 years, where she became known as “Korean Mama” to the Latino residents of Koreatown. Her death Wednesday at age 72 has now drawn out more than 200...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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