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Chinatown (Los Angeles, California)

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  • 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......
  • 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....
  • Him Mark Lai dies at 83; scholar was called dean of Chinese American studies

    Him Mark Lai dies at 83; scholar was called dean of Chinese American studies
    Him Mark Lai, an engineer by training and historian by avocation whose groundbreaking scholarship and treasure trove of archival documents guided generations of scholars to study the daily lives and struggles of Chinese Americans, died May 21 in San...
  • 'Smoke,' an exhibit of works by Gary Simmons, at Margo Leavin Gallery

    'Smoke,' an exhibit of works by Gary Simmons, at Margo Leavin Gallery
    Gary Simmons is adept at traversing intersections of art and popular culture in ways that pry open otherwise overlooked meanings. His five new paintings and four drawings at the Margo Leavin Gallery continue this long-standing practice. They also deftly...
  • Planted in the San Joaquin

    Planted in the San Joaquin
    In October 2002, a trim, white-haired poet named Don Thompson sat down in a farmhouse in the San Joaquin Valley and wrote a poem called "Turning Sixty." In it, he compared his birthday to the climb of "a few degrees on the thermometer" that "add up to the...
  • A talk with Bonnie Tsui, writer of 'American Chinatown'

    A talk with Bonnie Tsui, writer of 'American Chinatown'
    Beyond their kitschy, noisy facades, American Chinatowns are more than a place to find a counterfeit Kate Spade bag, cheap dim sum and tacky souvenirs. For hundreds of thousands of people, Chinatown is home. In "American Chinatown: A People's History...
  • 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...