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Dominic Choi appointed as LAPD’s first Korean-American interim chief

  Assistant Chief Dominic Choi, 53, a Korean American, has been named interim chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). This is the first time...

Korean-American deputy heroically rescues neighbors from deadly home fire

After a fire erupted in a La Cañada Korean-American home on January 30, claiming the life of 67-year-old Jacob Seong, the actions of Korean-American...

MAUM Market nurtures Asian-owned businesses in LA through collaborations

Tea and rice cake, beaded bracelet and jade ring, modern ceramic and traditional pottery. Such unique combinations are the hallmark of LA's MAUM Market. This...

3 Korean Americans named Leaders of Influence for Minority Attorneys 2024

Three Korean-American attorneys have been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the 'Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys 2024'. On January 26,...

Janice Y. K. Lee’s novel adapted into an Amazon Prime drama ‘Expats’

"Expats," which will be released on Amazon Prime on January 26, features Nicole Kidman, who produced and stars in the series, and Ji-young Yoo,...

Jihee Kim nominated for semifinalists for Best Chef in James Beard Awards

A Korean-American chef has been named a semifinalist for the prestigious 2024 James Beard Awards, a significant recognition in the culinary industry. Among the semifinalists...

Using hearing aids reduces mortality by 24% in people with hearing loss

  Dr. Janet Choi, a Korean-American otolaryngologist at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), recently published a study showing...

Dr. Jungsang Kim named 2023 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Jungsang Kim, co-founder of IonQ, a prominent quantum computing company, has been named a 2023 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI),...

Sharon Pak climbs up from $17 an hour to $20 million startup co-founder

Sharon Pak, 32, a second-generation Korean American who grew up in a low-income immigrant family living on food stamps, has become a Forbes Influencer...

Sukhee Kang marks first year as GSA’s Regional Administrator with perfect score

Sukhee Kang, recently promoted to Head Regional Administrator at the General Services Administration (GSA), humbly remarked on his first year of service, "I've probably...