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Yong Sin Shin elected as chairwoman of Korea Town Senior and Community Center

The Korea Town Senior and Community Center (KSCC) elected Yong Sin Shin, the incumbent senior vice chairwoman, as its new chairwoman on June 20. The...

Minimum wage increase from July 1 to impact 12 areas in L.A. city and county

The minimum wage in Los Angeles and several other local governments is set to increase from July 1. On July 1, the city of Los...

Second-generation Korean-Americans preserve first generations’ life stories through food and art

Through food, second-generation Korean-Americans are listening to and recording the life stories of their elders. These stories are then published in a magazine with...

Korean-American woman opens museum to explore the dark side of AI

A Korean-American woman has established a museum to educate people about the dangers associated with AI. Major media outlets such as CNBC, Fox, BBC...

LA Mayor Bass vows to end homelessness by 2026

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass has pledged to end homelessness in her first term, or by 2026. During an appearance on CNN's "State of the...

Rally held to mourn death of Korean-American pregnant woman fatally shot in downtown Seattle

A rally was held in downtown Seattle on June 17 to mourn the death of Eina Kwon, a 34-year-old Korean-American pregnant woman who was...

Man charged with murder for fatal shooting of pregnant Korean-American woman in Seattle

A murder suspect, Cordell Maurice Goosby(30), who brutally killed 32-week pregnant Eina Kwon(34), was charged on June 16 with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted...

Korean-American Daphne Kwon appointed as CFO of National Public Radio

National Public Radio (NPR) announced on June 15 that Daphne Kwon, a Korean-American in her 50s, has been appointed as the chief financial officer...

Korean-American plastic surgeon found guilty of attempted manslaughter

A Korean-American plastic surgeon in Colorado has been convicted of attempted manslaughter. On June 14, a jury found Dr. Geoffrey Kim, 54, guilty of leaving...

‘I’m a homeless person with no address or phone, would someone be willing to hire me?’

Ho-Young Seok, 66, a construction worker for the past 35 years, lost everything in one fell swoop through gambling. At one point, he stayed at...