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Local Charities Process Year-End Rush Of Donations

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| Goodwill, the Salvation Army, and others got a flood of contributions from people seeking to get under the wire before the Dec. 31 tax contribution deadline.

Iranian General's Killing Stirs Strong Emotions In L.A.'s Iranian Community

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Los Angeles is home to the largest Iranian population outside of Iran. The killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Suleimani is generating some strong emotions here. KPPC’s Josie Huang reports from Persian Square in Westwood.

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Westminster Voters To Decide Whether To Recall Three Top Officials

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Voters in Westminster will decide this spring whether to recall its mayor and two city councilmembers. The Orange County Registrar of Voters has signed off on petitions for a recall election.

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Shogun Santa Returns to Little Tokyo After Tragic Loss

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LA’s Asian Santa tradition is back. Shogun Santa has returned to Little Tokyo after a big loss in the community last year.  

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Famed Hmong Singer Dies In Fresno Shooting

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Fans of Hmong YouTuber Xy Lee are in mourning today. The singer, who has ties to Long Beach, was among four killed in a Sunday night shooting in Fresno.  

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LA Leaders Working To Avoid Census Undercount Of Asians

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The 2020 Census kicks off in a matter of weeks. Census officials say Asian immigrants are “hard-to-count” because many have limited English and distrust government. 

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How You Can Help L.A.'s Homeless This Holiday Season

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As cold and rainy weather arrives in Southern California, tens of thousands of people will be living through it all outside.

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Korean American Civil Rights Group Falls Into Chaos

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In Los Angeles, another Asian American civil rights organization is in upheaval. A month after major layoffs at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles, the Korean Resource Center has lost more than half of its staff.

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L.A. Philharmonic Will Operate The Ford Theatre

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Attendance at the 1,200-seat amphitheater has been lackluster. County officials hope the LA Phil's marketing expertise will bring in more customers.

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