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Los Angeles Native Nathan Thornton Teaches SmarterKorean
May 14, 2020
Nathan Thorton started and runs SmarterKorean, a successful Korean language company that started in Los Angeles. What’s unusual about this fact is that Mr. Thorton isn’t Korean; he is in fact, African American and was born and raised in Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Bright Star Schools’ Stella Middle Charter Academy, with Brand-New Campus in Baldwin Village, Enrolling 5th Grade for Fall 2020 on a First-Come, First-Served Basis
April 30, 2020
Bright Star Schools, a network of nine high-performing, tuition-free charter public schools across three communities in Los Angeles — West Adams/Baldwin Village, Koreatown, and the San Fernando Valley — ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson To Hold Free Diaper Grab-and-Go Saturday
April 10, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson Jr. and Good Plus Foundation will host a diaper grab-and-go for 10th Council District residents on Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at his district office in Koreatown. Diapers will be given to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to families in the 10th Council District but no families are excluded from applying. Limited quantities and sizes available. All families must sign-up online at herbwesson.com/diapers. No walk-ups will be permitted. ... read more »
Why I am Running for Elected Office and Why You Should Care
February 14, 2020
In 2017, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead of a meth overdose in the West Hollywood home of Democratic donor Ed Buck. Buck, was 63 and White, a longtime political donor, a one-time West Hollywood City Council candidate and a well-known figure in LGBTQ political circles. Moore was Black and gay and had worked as an escort. ... read more »
Koreatown Homeless Shelter Approved by L.A. City Council Committee 
May 24, 2018
A Los Angeles City Council committee today approved a Koreatown parking lot as a potential site for a temporary homeless shelter during a raucous early morning meeting attended by hundreds of people who filled the council chamber to capacity.  ... read more »
Local Buffalo Wild Wings’ Owners Open New Location
August 31, 2017
New Buffalo Wild Wings location celebrates with fight night, elected officials, celebs and community. ... read more »
Wesson Explores Appointing Immigrant Advocate to Fight Federal Policies
November 23, 2016
Pledging to defend residents- regardless of immigration status- and safeguard against potential loss of federal funding, Wesson introduces a motion taking proactive steps ... read more »
Denny’s Couple Reaches Mid Trial Settlement in Discrimination Case
February 10, 2016
A black couple and Denny's Inc. reached a mid-trial settlement on February 4 in the pair's lawsuit alleging the manager of the restaurant chain's Koreatown location discriminated against them by demanding that they pay for their food in advance. ... read more »
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