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Asian American Communities Correspondent
More Asian Americans live in L.A. County than any other county in the U.S. The communities are varied and complex and often invisible in the mainstream media. I tell the stories of recent immigrants and families who have been here for generations to answer the question: How do you navigate the intersection of being Asian and American and what impact does that have on L.A.’s future?
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Stories by Josie Huang
Homelessness rose by 35 percent in the San Fernando Valley, when most other areas saw slight increases or even decreases.
Across Los Angeles, homes are being torn down and replaced with bigger houses, called "McMansions" by some.
Complaints about outsized homes have been growing so the city may scale back or eliminate provisions that can lead to outsize homes.
Realtors say that Baby Boomers' decision to stay longer in their homes is having a major impact on the entire housing market
More baby boomers are staying in their homes instead of moving to condos or apartments — and that's making SoCal's housing shortage worse.
A new study looked at 100 U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, and found that more parents are moving so their kids can attend the best schools.
Lucy's Laundromat in Echo Park is the latest coin-operated laundry to close in the face of redevelopment. Residents say family-owned businesses are disappearing.
Housing officials say evictions under the state's Ellis Act law are displacing hundreds of people in one of the country's toughest housing markets.
Celebrity chef Ming Tsai plans to open a new Asian fast-casual chain nationwide. "I’m going to do a better Panda Express, I hope," he said.
The vacation-rental web giant and its hosts could be fined for failing to share information with the city and renting out property for more than 90 days a year.
Mayor Garcetti says the city needs to keep building housing, but zoning and development rules need to be updated and tailored to each pocket of the city.
L.A. County is proposing to spend nearly $100 million on anti-homelessness initiatives next year. Some of that will be paid using state prison realignment funds.
Koreatown is a prime spot for high-rise apartments thanks to its central location and access to transportation. But development can also mean congestion, pollution and gentrification.
Homeowners and builders are stuck in a holding pattern in this clash between strict local regulations and more lenient state laws.
Under a new law, a homeless person can keep 60 gallons' worth of their belongings on the streets. That amount can roughly fit in a large recycling bin.