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Chinatown (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Asian-owned businesses surge, Census shows

     
    Businesses owned by Asian Americans in California and across the nation are some of the fastest-growing segments of the economy, according to Census data released Thursday. The number of U.S. companies owned by people of Asian descent grew 40% from......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 128

     
    Waiting is a battle: A woman waits at a Chinatown bus bench advertising the film “Battle: Los Angeles" in this March 6 shot taken by a photographer who goes by the nickname Jimmay Bones. Every day of 2011, we're featuring......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 129

     
    Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive: A child chases after a train at the Los Angeles State Historic Park, more commonly known as the Cornfield near Chinatown, on March 16 in this photo taken by Victoria......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 143

     
    Do not disturb: Steve Cwik was taking photos with his father in Chinatown on May 21 when he came around a corner and caught him "resting his eyes" on a bench. Every day of 2011, we're featuring reader-submitted photos of......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 161

     
    Not-so-lazy Saturdays: Bo Bickerstaff sets his camera on a group of boys and their bikes in Chinatown on April 23. Every day of 2011, we're featuring reader-submitted photos of Southern California Moments. Follow us on Twitter and visit the Southern......
  • Guided By Voices, the Descendents lead a Goldenvoice-bolstered FYF Fest

     
    Less than 24 hours after the conclusion of 2010's FYF Fest, promoter Sean Carlson issued an apology. The Labor Day weekend event, a celebration of underground and adventurous music, was soured by a lack of water, interminable lines and an......
  • L.A. Public Libraries Seek Solution to Online Porn Problem

    L.A. Public Libraries Seek Solution to Online Porn Problem
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Public libraries in Los Angeles are considering ways to deal with people viewing online pornography on library computers, including installing filters and rearranging terminal layouts. The issue was a topic of discussion at an L.A....
  • Review: "Dreams of Joy" by Lisa See

    Review: "Dreams of Joy" by Lisa See
    With each new novel, Lisa See gets better and better. Each work is more tightly woven, richer with information, its characters more memorable than the last. In her previous novel, "Shanghai Girls" (2009), See gave us an unforgettable portrait of...
  • Northern Southern Winds Pow-Wow blows into Chinatown

    Northern Southern Winds Pow-Wow blows into Chinatown
    You'll feel the drums before you see them. Approaching a Native American powwow affects the viscera first, throbbing the gut in a way that no rock concert can. Hives of tribal dancing and music, powwows center around an open arena rimmed with drummers who...
  • For Lisa See, Los Angeles' Chinatown was always like stepping into her past

    Lisa See's sixth novel, "Shanghai Girls" (Random House: 314 pp., $25), comes out this week; she is also the author of the superlative family history "On Gold Mountain." As she has long acknowledged, the Chinese heritage of her father's family has been a...
  • Lucha VaVoom and Cirque Berzerk are L.A.'s theater of the odd

    Lucha VaVoom and Cirque Berzerk are L.A.'s theater of the odd
    Don't be fooled by her riding crop, her past career as a porn-film costumer or her penchant for punk rock and Russ Meyer flicks. Take all that away, and Rita D'Albert is a nice Jewish girl from Flushing, Queens, who adores Gilbert and Sullivan operettas...