Riverside’s Pachappa Camp Officially Recognized as the First Korea Town in U.S.

  Pachappa Camp has been named as a Riverside’s historic Korea Town. The Riverside City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 6., voted 5-0 to make the camp...

Increase of Hate Crimes in Orange County after the Presidential Election

  The number of hate crimes and incidents are increasing significantly in Orange County, CA. According to the Orange County Human Relations Commission, 29 hate incidents...

Absolut Korea’s New Ad Triggers Controversy

Swedish vodka distiller Absolut is drawing controversial reactions for using Korea's nationwide anti-government protest in its new advertisement. After the parliament voted to impeach President...

Riverside’s Historic Korean Community Designated as Historic Site

Riverside's historic Korean community, Pachappa Camp, has officially been named as the city's historic site. On December 6, the Riverside City Council voted 5-0 to...

USC Professor Fatally Stabbed on Campus Allegedly by Graduate Student

Professor at University of Southern California, Bosco Tjan died after being stabbed in the chest on December 2. Los Angeles Police said on Friday the...

PETA Petitions to Take Live Octopus off the Menu at Korean Restaurants in LA

An American animal rights organization, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is petitioning to take live octopus off the menu at restaurants...

Adoptee Adam Crapser Deported to Korea after 37 Years of His Life in the...

  Last year, people in the U.S. were shocked to find that Adam Crapser, a 39-year-old Korean-born American adoptee, is facing possible deportation after 36...

You Can No Longer Wear Glasses in U.S. Passport and Visa Photos

You won't be able to wear glasses when taking photos for U.S. passport and Visa. The State Department on 13th announced that starting from November...

Using Your Phone At Stoplight Can Give You $150 Ticket

LAPD is intensively controlling drivers' mobile use while driving; If you are caught using your phone, you can expect the fine to be $130 to...

Keep Your Home Safe from Lead-based Paint  

  City of Los Angeles, in partnership with Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA), presents the Lead Hazard Remediation Program (LHRP) to keep the residents safe...