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K-Town News

Overseas Koreans Agency commits to supporting K-Town Food LA project

"We will tour the Korean community's livelihoods and reflect improvements in our policies." Commissioner Lee Key Cheol has returned to the Korean American community in...

Reason why opening of YMCA Center isn’t all full of joy for Koreatown

The opening ceremony of the Koreatown YMCA Center (433 S. Vermont Ave.) on February 27 was marked by a sense of bittersweetness. KYCC Director...

LA City to hold Lunar New Year Night Market in Koreatown on March 3

The City of Los Angeles will host a Lunar New Year Night Market at Koreatown Plaza on March 3. Since February 3, the city has...

‘Cheer Up K-Town’ is back with free promotional videos for Korean-American businesses

The "Cheer Up K-Town" project, where Korean-American YouTubers donate their talents to create free promotional videos for Korean-American businesses to help revitalize the Koreatown...

Koreatown residents oppose karaoke bar’s liquor license application

More than 100 residents have opposed a karaoke bar's application for a liquor license on 8th Street in LA Koreatown. A Karaoke, located at 8th...

Thieves posing as customers steal bags at a Korean restaurant

Following the so-called "dine and dash" at Korean restaurants, in which a customer doesn't pay and runs away after eating food, there has been...

Koreatown Senior Center overwhelmed with massive donations of 3,000 clothes

A group of Korean Americans, not often in the spotlight, is quietly spreading warmth at the senior center from behind the scenes. On January 30,...

Tackling mental health at healing seminars by Prof. Taekyun Hur on Feb. 3 & 4

"Anyone can suffer from mental health issues, and they can be solved by identifying and talking about them rather than hiding them." The Healing Seminar,...

WCKNC elects 5 new members, secures more funding to empower community

  The Wilshire Center Koreatown Neighborhood Council (WCKNC), which began its new term in July 2023, is continuing its efforts to regain its momentum. WCKNC has...

Residents of senior apartments in LA Koreatown suffer from repeated burglaries

  Korean-American residents of a senior apartment complex in LA Koreatown have been suffering from a spate of burglaries. Residents have demanded security measures from...