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$20/hr minimum wage triggers job cuts through layoffs, automation, closures

California's $20 minimum wage for fast-food workers went into effect on April 1, leading to a wave of closures and layoffs. The policy, which...

From beans to breakthroughs: How coffee empowers the disabled and homeless

A group of Korean Americans is creating a new life for the underprivileged through making a cup of coffee. The baristas at Seesaw Beans and...

Korean-American homeless man in his 30s found dead in tent on street

A Korean-American homeless man in his 30s was found dead in a tent on the street. Peter Choi, 34, was discovered deceased in a tent...

K-pop studies becomes LAUSD’s official course, four schools to adopt pilot

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has adopted K-pop as an official subject. According to the Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles, four...

Watch ‘All Rise’ podcast to learn how to respond to hate crimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epkHWNQiPhw   The Korea Daily, in collaboration with a specialized law firm, is launching the "All Rise" podcast, which provides legal advice on how to respond...

Former Cornell Medicine Dean under criticism for alleged research manipulation

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the first Korean-American to serve as dean of an Ivy League medical school, is embroiled in a controversy over allegations...

Youths and parents grapple with intergenerational gaps at mental health roundtable

On March 16, The Korea Daily hosted the "Korean American Parent-Teenager Mental Health Roundtable: Understanding Each Other's Minds" with the National Youth Community Center...

Married couples are saving money through budget-friendly ways, here’s how

With the cost of weddings skyrocketing, more and more brides and grooms are looking to get married without spending a fortune. According to a recent...

NYPD Lt. Hak Kim aims to inspire future officers after heroic bridge rescue

"If this publicity helps inspire the next generation of Korean-American officers, then that's all that matters," said Lieutenant Hak Kim, 44, who rescued a...

Orange County is a rapidly growing community of Korean-born immigrants

The highest percentage of Korean-born immigrants in California as a percentage of the population is now in Orange County. This shows that Korean-born immigrants are...