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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
In the civics class she teaches in Koreatown, Theresa Jung speaks in Korean before switching seamlessly to English.
A shortage of Korean-speaking foster parents spurs a partnership between the county's Department of Family and Child Services and Korean organizations.
The son of Mexican immigrants knows his subject and tries to throw a spotlight on the "invisible" men and women who make many an affluent L.A. household hum.
A complete picture on the health of Asian-Americans can be hard to come by.
Have Asian-Americans found their voice on social media? The recent backlash against ethnic portrayals in "How I Met Your Mother" suggests something is happening.
At Cal State Northridge, site of major damage from the 1994 quake, memories have faded and earthquake preparedness varies widely. It's a common thing, experts say.
In Immigration News: Renewed hopes for reform, Spanish speakers and the ObamaCare rollout, tailoring horror for Latino audiences
Watch Out: Immigration Could Still Happen in 2014 - U.S. News and World Report New year, new hope. Immigration rights activists are saying that 2014 may the year for comprehensive immigration reform -- even though pols will be busy with mid-term elections.
In Immigration News: Immigrant allowed to practice law, border searches of electronic devices and Asian-American millennials
Calif. Supreme Court rules undocumented law school grad can join State Bar - Southern California Public Radio Sergio Garcia won his bid to practice law on Thursday morning, after a years-long fight.
Sergio Garcia calls the ruling "wonderful"; he had challenged a 1996 federal law that bars people living in the country illegally from receiving the professional license.
In Immigration News: Controversial Latino PAC shutters, the first-ever Hmong-American US judge, Latino superhero series lives on
California Latino Caucus closes one of its fundraising PACs - Sacramento Bee On the last day of the year, a controversial political action committee tied to the Legislature's Latino Caucus shut down.
In Immigration News: Latinos still searching for political clout, chances for reform in 2014, 'Anchorman' dog-eating joke
Latinos still face electoral hurdles in California - Associated Press Even with Latinos poised to become California's largest ethnic group in 2014, they lack political clout in surprising places.
LA's plastic-bag ban starts Jan. 1 in large grocery stores such as Ralph's and Von's and will expand to include smaller stores July 1.
A new feature on Yelp lets diners know how restaurants rate on food hygiene.
The chain said that accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec.15 may have been exposed.
Danny LeClair and Aubrey Loots have always done things with panache, since the first time they laid eyes on each other on a dance floor fogged up with dry ice.