Spanish speakers were hard to come by when she arrived to Los Angeles fifty years ago.
We took the bus to Guatemala, where we got assaulted by our coyote. He took almost everything from us.
Born right after the Soviet invasion of her family's home country, she grew up in two worlds: the '80s and '90s La Cañada and the world of Afghanistan.
I said 'Amsterdam is a close second, but I want to live in L.A.'...cut to five years later, I'm still not in L.A. yet.
Setting up shop in Chinatown was the logical conclusion after fleeing Communist China.
Walking out of the airport was like a dream for the future Atwater Village business owner.
From Paris, San Francisco, and London to the "shambolic Third-World-ness" of L.A.
President Obama spent two years in L.A. as a student at Occidental College in Eagle Rock.