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Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10:40 PM PDT

From Film to Food: YouTube Star Tells Cultural Story With Boba Café

From Film to Food: YouTube Star Tells Cultural Story With Boba Café

Popular Asian American YouTube personality Phil Wang is known for short films and online videos he's created with Wong Fu Productions, but he's found a new medium to tell stories: a boba café.

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 10:03 PM PDT

Little Tokyo Opening New Gym and Community Center

Little Tokyo Opening New Gym and Community Center

The Terasaki Budokan Gym and Community Center, which is currently under construction, is set to open in 2020.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:17 AM PDT

Classically-Trained Pianist Forges Pop Music Fusion

Classically-Trained Pianist Forges Pop Music Fusion

Chloe Flower is a classically-trained musician who combines her passions of piano and pop music into a style that is all her own.

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 at 09:31 PM PDT

Winners Circle Athletics Preparing Kids for the Pros and More

Winners Circle Athletics Preparing Kids for the Pros and More

The Los Angeles Rams and LA Chargers picked up important new players in the NFL Draft this week, and there is a one-of-a-kind charter school in Southern California that trains elementary and middle school...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 11:45 PM PDT

At This Azusa Taco King, It's All About Paying it Forward

At This Azusa Taco King, It's All About Paying it Forward

This restaurant isn't just another taco stand, it's about a community helping and supporting each other by paying it forward.

Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 at 10:47 PM PDT

NASA Scientist Using Comedy to Bring Awareness to Climate Change

NASA Scientist Using Comedy to Bring Awareness to Climate Change

Climate change can be a difficult topic to explain and understand, but one NASA scientist has found a funny way to talk about the issue.

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 at 09:59 PM PDT

LA Youth Bike Club Gets Olympic Inspiration

LA Youth Bike Club Gets Olympic Inspiration

U.S. Olympic cyclist Giddeon Massie often times has the opportunity to inspire the nation during when he participates in quarterly competitions, but most of the time, his hands-on mentor ship in local schools...

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 10:53 PM PDT

UCLA Gymnastics Coach Leaves Behind Legacy, Life Lessons

UCLA Gymnastics Coach Leaves Behind Legacy, Life Lessons

When Valorie Kondos Field arrived to UCLA 37 years ago, she had very little experience in gymnastics.After finishing her last season as coach in March, however, she leaves behind an unforgettable legacy defined...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 10:29 PM PDT

Teacher's 'Love Activists' Strike Gold by Fusing Rap and Yoga to Find Peace

Teacher's 'Love Activists' Strike Gold by Fusing Rap and Yoga to Find Peace

Rap and yoga may seem like strange activities to perform together, but students at Kipp Empower Academy in South LA are doing just that and learning to manage the challenges in their lives in the process.

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 at 11:38 PM PDT

Once Pronounced Dead, Now Full of 'PossAbilities'

Once Pronounced Dead, Now Full of 'PossAbilities'

After surviving two another life-threatening events, Zimri Solis set out to find his mission in life. He found it through serving as a mentor for people experiencing the challenges he'd been through himself.

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Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness
Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness

Angela Sanchez went from poverty to professional, and now, the formerly homeless teenager is writing children's books designed to break down the stigma of homelessness.

Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football
Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football

The Rams (3-0) remained unbeaten — and perfect against AFC teams in the regular season under coach Sean McVay — by barely holding back the Browns (1-2).

Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home
Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home

A man was shot to death by one of two suspects outside a home in Tarzana, a police sergeant said Sunday.

Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town
Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town

The 41-year-old tortoise named Dino ambled away after a storm blew open the latch on its outdoor enclosure in Red Bluff.

At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies
At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies

Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether...

Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins
Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins

Huyn-Jin Ryu hit a home run and pitched seven solid innings, while Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam, as the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the 100-win mark Sunday with a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies.